Posted in Advocacy, ELL Families, Language Learning

Myth vs. Fact: Bilingual Language Development

Reblogged from:  https://broadyesl.wordpress.com/author/broadyesl/

Source: Myth vs. Fact: Bilingual Language Development

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Posted in Advocacy, Culture, Teacher Resources

Religious Diversity in the Classroom

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Free webinar series: Religious Diversity in the Classroom. The five-part series, along with accompanying resources for teachers, examine how awareness of religious diversity affects global citizenship, and how teaching about religion across grade levels and subject areas can help meet academic standards.

Source:   http://www.tolerance.org/seminar/religious-diversity-classroom

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Children Celebrate Culture

This Song Around the World features children in several different countries.  It was released in observance of Universal Children’s Day in 2015.  “Children are our hope for the future and it is up to us to pave the way so that their future is bright. Come one, come all and join together to make this world a better place for us and the generations to follow.”

Source: Children Celebrate Culture

 

Posted in Culture, Teacher Resources

Teaching About Ramadan and Eid

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.

Read more at http://www.tolerance.org/blog/teaching-about-ramadan-and-eid