by The second full week of April is National Library Week in the US. It’s an opportunity to celebrate our wonderful school and community libraries and their hardworking librarians. One purpose of National Library Week is to make the public aware of the many services libraries offer, and the impact of those services in our communities. Use […]
by March 17th marks the start of World Folk Tales and Fables Week 2019. In a Language Lizard post, we asked the question: What do folk tales, fables, myths and legends have to teach us? Here, we look at a few of our favorite multicultural folk tale characters that your little ones are sure to love. […]
As parents and teachers, we’re skilled at choosing books with quality story lines that bring valuable lessons to our kids’ lives. Now is the time to make multicultural children’s books – an area of literature that has long been neglected – a top priority when selecting books for your home and classroom.
by Teachers working in a diverse classroom: Have you thought about hosting a Parents Night event especially for your bilingual families? It’s a great chance to make a personal connection with parents who have a unique set of concerns, as well as a valuable skill set they can bring to your school. Parents in bilingual households, […]
by It feels like summer passes in the blink of an eye. Instead of beach days and barbecues, your mind is suddenly full of supply lists and anticipating an incoming class of new faces. As you’re organizing shelves and deciding on the optimal classroom layout, remember to consider the needs of your bilingual students. Now’s […]