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 obedience to God’s command. Before Ibrahim could sacrifice his […]

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 Matariki | Hail the rise of Matariki Mānawa maiea te […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Your Students

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to teach children about diverse cultures and the importance of celebrating our differences. The holiday represents acceptance, courage, and pride and commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over France in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla (also known as the Batalla de Puebla). The battle happened over Mexico not […]

The Day of Silence | Standing against discrimination in schools

Back-to-School: Standing Against Discrimination in Schools

As educators, we interact with countless numbers of students, every day. Each has their own unique thoughts, feelings, and personal lives; as much as we’d love to understand all their inner workings, there’s so much going on behind the scenes that we’ll never know about. This includes figuring out their gender identity and sexual orientation. […]

Ramadan for Kids | Celebrating the Holy Month With Students

Ramadan Mubarak

Blog written by Kami Hero Youssef Ayoub, a high school teacher from Morocco. Ramadan (also Ramazan, Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is celebrated annually by Muslims around the world as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. Muslims observe this sacred month of Ramadan to mark […]

Supporting Autism in The Classroom | Autism Awareness

Supporting Autism in the Classroom

Written by Kami Rep Alex Samia, an Early Childhood to Secondary teacher specializing in ELAR, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Functional Skills (Special Education). “If you know one person with autism, you know ONE person with autism.” – Kluth, 2003 A classroom is a challenging place for all learners. From day one, the novelty of […]

Holi | The Celebration of Color

Happy Holi

Written by Kami Hero Sanchita Ghosh, Head of History Department at Sanskriti School, New Dheli, India. Holi is one of the biggest and most colorful festivals in India. Even though it has its origins in the practices of the Hindu religion, today all religious communities participate in the festivities with equal gusto! As with most […]

Kamichella 2022

Kamichella 2022

Do workplace get-togethers get any better than this? I’m sure you’ve heard of the expression “work hard, play hard”. But I don’t think any of us truly knew what that meant until we experienced the first-ever Kamichella.  “What’s Kamichella?”, I hear you ask. Let me explain; it’s part team-bonding-work-do, part Kiwi-summer-festival complete with an open […]

LGBTQIA+ Inclusivity in the Classroom

LGBTQIA+ Inclusivity in the Classroom

We spoke to two teachers about how they teach and support LGBTQIA+ inclusivity in their classrooms. Check it out!   Kathy Hoehl  Special Education Teacher at Young Scholars of Greater Allegheny in Pennsylvania. I am very excited to have the opportunity to share this space with you! My name is Kathy Hoehl and I am […]

Meet Andrew Dalziel, our new CFO

Our new CFO

With over 20 years of experience under his belt, Andrew Dalziel joins our ever-expanding team as the new CFO. It’s no secret our Kami community has boomed over the last year, and with great growth comes great hiring opportunities – including our very first Chief Financial Officer! Andrew joins Kami from global mobile engagement company […]