Teaching Global Citizenship

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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Conservation and Climate Change Activism

When I first started homeschooling almost 20 years ago, I knew in my heart that conservation and climate change activism would be a major component. I sought out every opportunity for outdoor experiences for my kids to learn about conservation practices and science first hand. Our desire to make a difference for the environment resulted

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Building Culturally Responsive Classrooms

As our communities become more diverse, there is a greater need for culturally responsive classrooms. Here, we share tips for building culturally responsive classrooms. Additionally, we take a look at some key components of culturally responsive teaching, and why it’s key to enhancing the educational experience of all students.  Increasingly Diverse Communities & Classrooms About

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