Video: Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors
This resource illustrates:
3B) Books that depict children’s language and culture
PreK-TK, Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
This is a short video interview with Rudine Bishop Simms, who explains her widely-used metaphor of books as "Mirrors, Windows, or Sliding Glass Doors" for students. She speaks about the importance of students seeing themselves represented in the texts and materials chosen for classroom instruction.