All Blog Posts Tagged 'diversity' (9)

Increasing diversity in sport/P.E. classes

Hello. I am currently a trainee teacher and wish to try and incorporate a more diverse cohort of students into the sport program? The classes are predominantly white males.  Does anyone have any ideas or strategies to help increase diversity and inclusion?

Added by Richard Murrell on December 4, 2014 at 3:38am — No Comments

March 4: Holidays Today

Iran Birth of Prophet Mohammad and of Imam Sadegh

Iraq Public Holiday (Kurdistan)…
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Added by Eric Snyder on March 4, 2010 at 3:29am — No Comments

Dec 7: Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor - 1941

2009-12-07 - Pearl Harbor Day (USA)

This day commemorates the attack of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Air Force on the armed forces of the United States stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, killing two thousand people. This caused the United States to enter into World War II.

Added by Eric Snyder on December 7, 2009 at 2:57am — No Comments

Dec 5: Pakjesavond (Netherlands)

2009-12-05 - Pakjesavond (The Netherlands)



In the Netherlands, Saint Nicholas' Eve (December 5) is the chief occasion for gift-giving and the evening is called "sinterklaasavond" or "pakjesavond" ("presents evening"). The name Santa Claus supposedly derived from older Dutch Sinte Klaas.



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Added by Eric Snyder on December 5, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

Nov 23: Kinro Kansha No Hi (Japan)

Kinro Kansha No Hi (Japan)

This is the Japanese Labour Thanksgiving Day when people express gratitude to each other for their labours throughout the year.



http://www.multiculturalcalendar.com/ecal/index.php?s=ste-fc



Labor Thanksgiving Day (勤労感謝の日 Kinrō kansha no hi?)…

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Added by Eric Snyder on November 23, 2009 at 2:46am — No Comments

Nov 2: Bunka No Hi (Japan)

2009-11-03 - Bunka No Hi (Culture Day)
A national holiday dedicated to the love of freedom and promotion of Japanese culture.

Added by Eric Snyder on November 3, 2009 at 7:01am — No Comments

October 28: Ochi / Ohi Day (Greece)

National Day 'Ochi' / Ohi (Greece)

Marks the anniversary of when Prime Minister Metaxas on October 28, 1940, said `no` (or `ochi` in Greek) to the invasion of Albania by the Italians, thereby entering Greece into the war.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohi_Day

Added by Eric Snyder on October 28, 2009 at 5:46am — No Comments

Mid-South Regional Job Fair to Promote Diversity in Independent Schools Saturday, February 21

If you're in the region and this looks promising to you, please attend!

Added by Scott Merrick on February 10, 2009 at 6:55am — No Comments

Global Village Receives Grants for Earth Charter-Based Curriculum

Global Village School recently received grants from Wishworks Inc. and two anonymous family foundations. The grants will support development of a new K-12 curriculum centered on the Earth Charter, a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society. The Global Village Curriculum will be formatted for use by schools, groups, and homeschoolers, and will combine a creative, flexible, student-centered… Continue

Added by Sally Carless on January 20, 2009 at 3:20pm — No Comments

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