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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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5 Out of the Ordinary Museums in the Netherlands that Children Will Love

There are over a thousand museums in the Netherlands across the length and breadth of the country. The themes of the museums vary as much as the size. Many famous museums are located in the country’s capital city of Amsterdam, such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House. However, if you venture

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4 Spectacular New Children’s Books Written by Black Authors

Black Authors in Literature are Important The Black community currently faces a huge problem. This problem is only growing worse during the pandemic: Low literacy rates, high dropout rates, and most books in curriculum and schools written by non-Black authors. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a sector of the U.S. Department

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Welcome to #WorldKidLit Month

Language Lizard has partnered with World Kid Lit to talk about world literature for young readers. Today we’ll talk about how this collective of volunteers shares fiction and nonfiction from around the world! Where did the #WorldKidLit Month come from? Literature experts Marcia Lynx Qualey, Lawrence Schimel, and Alexandra Büchler held their inaugural World Kid

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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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