by “Education begins the moment we see children as innately wise and capable beings. Only then can we play along in their world.” – Vince Gowmon In a world where many buy into the rhetoric of otherness and extreme nationalist sentiments creep on today’s political scene, raising global children becomes a necessity that cannot be overlooked […]
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 Helping kids to embrace diversity begins with helping them to understand the universal values of human dignity, equal value, and respect. What are these values? How do we teach kids to understand them and to live them out in the world of school, neighborhood, family, and friends? Human Dignity Human dignity is intrinsic to […]
by Latinas are known to be passionate, caring, and strong women. They are seen as deeply committed to their family values and traditions. I think that these features, alongside with many other traits, have made us capable of achieving great goals despite the obstacles that we may have encountered. Thus, National Hispanic Heritage Month is […]
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, […]