May 21 is World Cultural Diversity Day. Here are some resources for Teachers and Students.

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In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity followed by a UN Resolution in December of 2002 declaring May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

If you’re looking for resources or assignments to give students to help learn more about World Cultural Diversity Day and how cultures help shape who we are, you’ve come to the right place!

Articles


Online Teaching Can Be Culturally Responsive

Amid school closures, online classes can offer new opportunities for culturally responsive teaching. Here’s what one educator is trying with her fifth grade students.

Culture: A View of the Self

My ninth-grade Spanish students resisted my assignment to write about their cultures. “My family doesn’t have any cultural traditions,” one said. “My culture is that I’m just normal,” added another. “I don’t have a culture,” said another.

My Multicultural Self

In today’s multicultural schools and classrooms, resolving conflict means being culturally aware.   

Videos


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