Join us for read-aloud sessions for children of all ages every Monday (2pm EDT) and Wednesday (12pm EDT). Dr. Ayesha Rabadi-Raol (Ed.D. '20, Early Childhood Teacher Education) will read culturally relevant children’s picture books followed by a discussion and/or activities. We will include books discussing race, class, gender, (dis)ability, and various critical multicultural experiences.
This week Ayesha will be reading: Bear says Thank You. Written by Michael Dahl/ illustrated by Oriol Vidal AND Barnyard Dance. Written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton
About Ayesha Rabadi-Raol
Orginally from India, Rabadi-Raol has a background in commercial art and more than 18 years of experience working with young children. At TC, she has explored the experiences of “transnational” immigrant student teachers, whom she wants to help “take advantage of TC as a place of activism and change to provide a platform for socially and historically marginalized populations.” Ayesha is also an Assistant Professor at Sonoma State University in California. Read a story about Rabadi-Raol that appeared on TC’s website in summer 2018 .