Showing gratitude with friendsgiving

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We’re often so busy in our day-to-day lives that we forget to show gratitude to the people who care about us the most, our friends. So, we thought, instead of having a traditional Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving dinner, why not put a slight twist on events and celebrate Friendsgiving instead? Because friends are worthy of […]

Don’t DIS my ABILITIES | Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

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By Patricia Ferris, Instructional Technology Coach, Learning Technology Center Edited by Sam Fishel, Digital Content Specialist, Learning Technology Center While scrolling through my news feed recently, I came across a caption that I’ve been thinking about ever since – “Don’t DIS my ABILITIES!” Those four words have really stuck with me because they perfectly capture […]

Diwali | The Festival of Lights

Happy Diwali

Written by Kami Hero Sanchita Ghosh, Head of History Department at Sanskriti School, New Delhi, India. Diwali (or Deepavali) is one of the biggest festivals in India. Even though it has its origins in the practices of the Hindu religion, several religious communities participate in the festivities with equal vigor today! It’s a festival of […]

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

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October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (and Dyslexia Awareness Month) — a time to reflect on, and increase awareness about, the millions of learners who have specific learning disabilities, learning differences, or learning disorders. It’s a time to share tools, strategies, and initiatives to make the school year more enabling and productive for those who […]

The Jewish New Year: From Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur

Celebrating Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur

Blog written by Rabbi Jonathon Simons. A Jewish studies teacher from the UK. He is teaching coding and robotics to primary school children and is CEO of his own company Code Inventorz. Literally translated as “Head of the Year,” Rosh Hashanah lasts for two days and starts on the first day of Tishrei, which is […]

Recursos en español para estudiantes | Biblioteca en Kami

Recursos en Espanol

Looking for this in English? Check it out here. Blog de Stacey Roshan (@buddyxo), educadora, autora, oradora principal y consultora de educación innovadora y tecnología educativa. Como digo en Tech with Heart, “una herramienta es solo una herramienta hasta que es parte de una solución”. Edtech es transformador, especialmente cuando los maestros integran estas herramientas de […]

Spanish Resources for Students | Kami Library

Spanish Resources for Students

Buscas esto en espaňol, lo puedes encontra aqui. Blog by Stacey Roshan (@buddyxo), educator, author, keynote speaker, and edtech & innovative teaching consultant. As I say in Tech with Heart, “A tool is only a tool until it’s part of a solution.” Edtech is transformative, especially when teachers creatively and meaningfully integrate these tools into the design of […]

Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

Looking for this in English? Check it out here. Cada año, queremos reconocer los logros y las contribuciones de los hispanoamericanos que han inspirado a otros a alcanzar el éxito. Siempre se celebra del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre. La Bandera Oficial del Pueblo Hispano (código abierto) En los EE. UU. y en […]

Interactive Activities to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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Buscas esto en espaňol, lo puedes encontra aqui. National Hispanic Heritage Month is upon us and you’re probably here searching for a way you can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The good news is, you’ve already started! Odds are, there’s already a lot more Hispanic culture around you than you realized. Hispanic Americans make up nearly one-fifth […]

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Buscas esto en espaňol, lo puedes encontra aqui. Each year, we want to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have inspired others to achieve success. It’s always celebrated from September 15 to October 15. The Official Flag of the Hispanic People (open Source) In the USA and many other countries, Hispanic culture […]

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 community founded on Islamic principles. For this reason, it is considered […]

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 first French republic. How is Bastille Day celebrated in France? […]