by Growing up is hard. Students worry about getting good grades. Moreover, they worry about looking good and being popular. Even excelling in extracurricular activities can increase stress. Social media only adds to these worries. Additionally, research studies show that children today struggle with high levels of depression and anxiety. “Social-emotional learning” (SEL) is growing […]
by What do you know about the colourful festival of Holi? It’s a Hindu festival that people celebrate around the world to welcome spring. Revellers throw colour at each other, and neighbours get together to eat and celebrate the beginning of a new season. Here are 10 fun facts about the festival of Holi and […]
by You see your child crying or upset. If you are lucky, you get an answer easily. If you are not, you flounder around trying to figure out what went wrong. You work hard on talking to your children about the solution but are you seeing this difficult situation as an opportunity to teach your […]
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 […]