May 21 is World Cultural Diversity Day. Here are some resources for Teachers and Students.
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!
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.
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.
In today’s multicultural schools and classrooms, resolving conflict means being culturally aware.
In what ways do we tell a “single story” about other people, cultures, religions, etc.?
Cultures, Subcultures, and Countercultures: Crash Course Sociology #11
What’s in a name?
The Latest from HHRC
As communities across Maine and the world grapple with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, diseases of old, namely hate and prejudice, have made their appearance. But so too have the remedies for such vices become apparent as we strive to care and create community amidst the chaos; remedies such as hope, love, resilience and tolerance.
Maulian Davis, Tribal Ambassador for the Penobscot Nation, recently gave a TEDx Dirigo talk on her work to change how Indigenous people, stereotypes, and slurs are used in schools and sports – most recently before the Skowhegan school board.