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 […]
by World Folktales and Fables Week is celebrated each year during the third week of each March. (This year it’s March 18-24.) Be sure to enjoy a good folktale at home and in your classroom! Use #WorldFolktales on social media, and tell us about your favorite folktales and fables. Folktales and Fables as a Teaching […]
by There’s a movement underway to bring attention to the need for more multicultural children’s books and to bring more of those books into classrooms and libraries. Here are 3 reasons why it’s so important that kids have access to more multicultural books with characters as diverse as our communities. 1. See Yourself in the Pages […]