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Celebrating cultural diversity is a part of creating global citizens who make a positive contribution to our world. Join me every week as I offer free workshop-style podcasts and many free downloads with resources and ideas for your culturally diverse classroom! 

Sep 30, 2020

Using a children's classic story is a great way to engage students because they already know a lot about the story! You are speaking their language! Peter Pan was written by Scottish Born James M. Barrie and how he came to write Peter Pan is really fun! This lesson focused on character traits, setting, and...

Sep 10, 2020

We share a lesson plan idea about a Scottish mythical creature called the Selkie. The lesson is great for sequence of events, understanding conflict and resolution and the creative writing process...Plus it's super cool! Do you know what a Selkie is? 

Aug 17, 2020

I’m going through one of my favorite 4th grade music lesson plans step by step and giving you the lesson plan to download and access to the lesson for remote learners!!! Yep, you get it all - one stop shop - except it’s FREE. The Scottish Highland Bagpipe is a part of this lesson, but so are other instruments such...

Aug 10, 2020

Finding culturally diverse resources to use in your classroom can be a challenge. I love using Folklore because there is just so much you can do with these legends, stories, and myths. In this episode, I give you a folktale you can use in your class that comes from Brazilian culture. You can also get the full lesson...

Jul 23, 2020

In Part 4 of our mini-workshop series on How to teach about cultural diversity, we are focused on integration and relevance - this is where the magic happens! I gotta tell you that my favorite part about teaching is all the areas of integration there are with anything we do! Love this!