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The Benefits of Virtual Drama for Our Multicultural Kids

The Benefits of Virtual Drama for Multicultural Kids

  In my role as a drama educator, I have observed several benefits when students participate in a virtual theatre program. The beauty of drama is that it is a universal language that brings people together. It can play a positive role in developing important life skills for our multicultural kids. The recent pandemic has …

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Holi Hai! Celebrating the Festival of Colors

Holi Hai! Celebrating the Festival of Colors

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. There …

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8 Fun Facts About Chinese New Year

Happy Lunar New Year!! The traditions and celebrations for Lunar New Year everywhere revolve around family, fun, and lots of FOOD! Being Taiwanese Chinese, I’ll share some general facts about Lunar New Year. More specifically, in this post, I am going to highlight the Chinese New Year traditions that my family celebrates through the lens …

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Multicultural Children's Book Day - 5 Ways to Celebrate

Multicultural Children’s Book Day – 5 Ways to Celebrate

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 celebrate …

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5 Pandemic-Proof Ways to Explore Cultures with Kids

I love to explore cultures with my kids. Recently, I sat down to reflect on how we’ve been doing that lately. I quickly realized that we haven’t really been doing much. We’ve all had to do a lot of re-thinking lately, haven’t we? We’ve had to pivot, regroup, go back to the drawing board. Life …

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