Author name: Homa Sabet Tavangar

Author, Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World (Random House/Ballantine Books) and The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners (Corwin Press, 2014), www.growingupglobal.net

“I See You”: A Response to Anti-Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory has brought some heated discussions these days. It is important that we know what it is. But it’s also important that we know how to respond to, and deal with, ideas that might be uncomfortable or difficult for those in the room. We are so grateful that Homa Sabet Tavangar is sharing […]

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5 Tips to De-Mystify Iran with Kids

Thanks to a 36-year social and economic embargo between Iran and most industrialized nations, Iran remains a mysterious, misunderstood nation. As a generation of parents who might remember the 1979-80 hostage crisis and associate images of angry protesters burning American flags on Tehran’s streets, or simply have no personal contact with Iran or Iranians at

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Teach Kids About Africa As If Our Lives Depend Upon It – And Maybe They Do

On top of the sheer panic unleashed by the horrific spread of the Ebola virus from West Africa, an astonishing amount of ignorance has reared its ugly head. As some have commented, this ignorance may be more dangerous to millions of people than the actual virus, and the unfamiliarity could even make matters worse, by

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