Source: Children Celebrate Culture
Teaching about Ramadan and Eid is just one step educators can take toward making religious diversity a regular point of discussion in the classroom. This article, shared on Dr. Broady’s ESL Blog, helps to teach students about diverse cultural and religious traditions while also teaching about empathy and kindness.
As teachers of ELL students, it is important that we learn about the backgrounds and cultures of our students and their families. There are many traditions that remain central to culture as a whole. One such celebration includes the events surrounding dating and marriage.
This is a collection of video clips depicting many of the unique ways that weddings are celebrated in countries around the world.
This family-friendly opportunity offers international food booths serving food from countries around the world. Come out and show your support for the refugees currently living in the Central Kentucky area. Click here to find out more about this event.
This video debunks some common misconceptions about Cinco de Mayo. Reblogged from a friend. Thanks, Ashley!
I’ve heard conflicting stories about Cinco de mayo. As a Caucasian, American girl who is a lover of all things Latino (especially comida rica, musica y el idioma!) I want to celebrate Cinco de mayo, but not if it’s at the expense of being culturally insensitive to Mexican people or culture, so I decided to investigate. This short video does a nice job of summarizing some misconceptions about May 5th.
Common phrases that are heard throughout the day, for such events as starting the day, eating lunch, and ending the day. This poster could be a valuable resource to hang in the classroom.
This following links provide a snapshot of the history and culture of Syria, as well as an interesting article about progress being made by Syrian immigrants in the US.