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5 important books categories for classroom library

Books play a powerful role in teaching, connecting, and inspiring students and the importance of including diverse books in a classroom library cannot be overstated.  Diverse books offer multiple perspectives, promote understanding, develop an awareness of the world, and encourage engagement in solving local and global issues.  We use 5 categories for classroom library to support…

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Little Stories of Great Composers is a new classical music series that travels through time to introduce children to classical composers. Each story is based on a real event in the composer’s life and is narrated by a music- and cheese-loving mouse named Minim. The first in the series, That’s My Piano, Sir!, is based…

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7 Unique Cultures We Can Learn From

7 Unique Cultures We Can Learn From is a guest post by Mo Mulla from Parental Questions – a resource for simple & practical tips that solve everyday parental problems.   We live in a world with many different cultures. Some of these are ancient, while others are current. It’s a fascinating and diverse world…

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Catch that Goat!

Get ready for a fun counting adventure through a Nigerian market! Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. All proceeds help support our free global education website. Thank you! Catch that Goat! A Market Day in Nigeria It…

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Global Kids Activity Deck

The Global Kids activity deck is a helpful tool for raising the next generation of global citizens in the home, classroom, and beyond! Engage kids with more than 50 crafts, food, recipes, games, festivals, and community service activities from around the world. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase,…

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World Refugee Day Resources for Kids

Refugees. They are human beings. Mothers and fathers. Brothers and sisters. Aunts and uncles. Grandmas and grandpas. Babies. Toddlers and kids. Tweens and teens. Friends. Family. 25.9 million of our fellow humans have been forcibly displaced from their homes due to war, persecution, and violence. They flee with the clothes on their backs and are…

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From My Window

From My Window is an #OwnVoices picture book with a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro see every day. Inspired by his own childhood in a favela in Brazil, author Otávio Júnior’s poetic story celebrates the diversity of this unique community. “I live to tell stories, mostly about the favela, which…

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World Wildlife Day

The United Nations’ World Wildlife Day, held annually on March 3, is a global celebration of the beautiful and diverse forms of wild animals and plants on our planet. It’s also an opportunity for raising awareness of the many benefits they provide to people and to drive discussions and work towards transformative change on the urgent threats facing…

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I'm an Immigrant too

I’m an Immigrant too! by award-winning author, Mem Fox is a celebration of the cultural diversity in her native Australia (where this book is published as I’m an Australian too!). This timely book is a great way to teach kids about multiculturalism, community, and compassion.   Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click…

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