by … Note: We used the traditional terms of ‘slavery’ and ‘slaves’ in our infographic as it’s generally taught this way in schools. The target audience of this article is kids so we wanted to use familiar terminology. However, our blog post reflects the more appropriate ‘enslavement’ and ‘enslaved people’ that separate a person’s identity […]
by “A field trip to the bookstore? What does that even mean?!” That was my initial reaction when one of our tweens proposed the idea during our annual “wish list brainstorming session.” I recovered quickly and realized it was actually a near-perfect suggestion. The trip would cost almost nothing. Bookstores are designed for browsing. And, […]
by Have you heard about the Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors? Celebrating the arrival of spring, Holi is all about the joy of new beginnings, letting go of resentments, and enjoying fun and color. Traditionally, Holi falls in the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna, which usually coincides with March. […]
by Language Lizard is a Platinum Sponsor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) on January 29, 2021. We support their mission to raise awareness about the need for more children’s books that celebrate diversity. To date, MCBD has donated over 8,000 diverse children’s books to schools, libraries, and families. Here are 5 ways you can […]
Idiom Week 2021 runs from January 24-30. It’s a great chance to have multicultural and language learning fun and learn a new idiom each day of the week! Here are some of our favorite ways to “have a ball” during Idiom Week.