Education

Choosing A School for Kids of Color: 5 Things To Consider

I realize that, in choosing a school for kids of color, some families don’t have much of a choice. Geography, jobs, finances, and other family circumstances can all influence where our children spend their school days. However, if you do have some choices, there are several things you might want to consider. Even with limited […]

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4 essential lessons for parents raising multi-literate children

Raising Multi-literate Children: Four Lessons and Five Reminders

I am a father raising multi-literate children. Two and a half years ago, I decided to teach my eldest, aged six at the time (and later on my youngest), to read and write in our home languages – French and Korean. Being a foreign language teacher, I had the technical knowledge, but teaching my own

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What’s in a Name? Three Tips for Helping Others Get Your Child’s Name Right

My husband and I spent weeks agonizing over the perfect name for our son. We wanted each part of his name to be significant, full of good values and character. For us, our child’s name would not be something we chose just because it was popular or sounded pretty. It was an opportunity to represent

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Connecting Students Through Global Learning

The world is more interconnected than ever. Thus, connecting students through global learning is essential. Luckily, today’s technological advances mean that international connections and student understanding of the world are possible. Global Learning Through Travel  My primary experiences with global learning came through study abroad programs in college or through international travel as an adult.

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