Did you know? …that the Olympics are thought to have begun three thousand years ago in Greece in the valley of Olympia. The first games only involved a single day and a running race. It was thought that the games were originally… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Cultural appreciation, Cultural awareness, Diversity appreciation, Families and the Olympics, Global Collaboration, Global cooperation, learning about communities, learning about the Olympics, learning from the Olympics, parents and kids and the Olympics, Resilience, Winter Olympic Games
Give the Gift of Global Awareness this Holiday Season Because of the numerous holidays celebrated through the fall and winter months, it is an ideal time to discuss how people celebrate around the world – both the uniqueness of traditions and also… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Boxing Day, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Cultural appreciation, Diversity appreciation, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, Hannukah, Holiday season, Kwanzaa, La Posada, Omisoka, Ramadan, Social awareness, St. Lucia Day, teaching kids about world holidays, teaching kids social awareness, world culture posters, World holidays
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. — Nelson Mandela “How’s my little buddy… Read More
Category: Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Active citizenship, Christmas, Community Connectedness, Contribution, Cultural appreciation, December, Education, Giving, Martin Luther King, Multi-cultural understanding, Nelson Mandela, Parent Teacher Organization, Practicing social and emotional skills, Service, Service learning, Social awareness, Winter Solstice
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