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What’s New in Kami | August 2022

What’s New in Kami | August 2022

See the latest releases we’ve rolled out to improve top features, streamline workflows and support accessibility.Introducing Kami’s new look Hey Kami-ly! You may have noticed that Kami’s looking a bit different lately. It’s no secret that we’re growing up (fast), so...

Back-to-School: Making the Perfect First Impression

Back-to-School: Making the Perfect First Impression

Feeling a little nervous about the first day of the new school year is totally normal. Many teachers, no matter how experienced, feel anxious about greeting their new students, having their awesome resources prepared, and getting back into the swing of things. It all...

5 Activities for the First Day of School

5 Activities for the First Day of School

The beginning of the school year can be overwhelming for all those involved. To make life a little easier for yourself (and help beat those first-day jitters), why not make a lesson plan before school starts and include some fun activities for you and your new...

What is Al-Hijra?

What is Al-Hijra?

During the Islamic New Year, Al-Hijra, Muslims reflect on the journey that Muhammad made from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE to flee persecution and set up the first Islamic state. The word “Al-Hijra” means migration. After arriving in Medina, Muhammad founded the first...

Celebrate Bastille Day | Bastille Day in the Classroom

Celebrate Bastille Day | Bastille Day in the Classroom

Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, is a French national holiday celebrated annually on the 14th of July. This special day commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille (Bastille Prison), a key moment at the beginning of the French Revolution and the formation of the...

Celebrating Eid al-Adha with Students

Celebrating Eid al-Adha with Students

Blog written by Kami Hero Youssef Ayoub, a High School Teacher from Morroco.What is Eid al-Adha? Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismail as an act of...

Celebrate Matariki with Your Students

Celebrate Matariki with Your Students

This kōrero is written in collaboration with the team at Kura Rēhia, a collective who create games, resources and events for a bilingual Aotearoa. A huge mihi to the mahi of Rangi Matamua and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Mānawatia a Matariki!Mānawa maiea te putanga o...

Career Exploration Activities for High School Students

Career Exploration Activities for High School Students

Career exploration and discussions are a key part of a high school student’s experience, and for many, it’s their “why”; why they’re at school, why they chose certain subjects, and why they’re aiming for high grades. However, it’s a turbulent time in our world, and...

Free End of Year Activities | Kami Library

Free End of Year Activities | Kami Library

As we countdown to the end of the school year, it’s an awesome idea to include a few more brain breaks and fun activities into your lesson plan. If you’re wondering how, look no further! We have some editable end-of-the-year activities and resources for all grade...

Eid al-Fitr: Celebrating the End of Ramadan in Your Classroom

Eid al-Fitr: Celebrating the End of Ramadan in Your Classroom

Blog written by Kami Hero Youssef Ayoub, a High School Teacher from Morroco.What is Eid al-Fitr? Eid al-Fitr is an Islamic festival that marks the end of Ramadan, the Holy Month during which Muslims fast from dawn to dusk each day. It’s the first time Muslims can eat...