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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...

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...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Your Students

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Your Students

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...

The Day of Silence | Standing against discrimination in schools

The Day of Silence | 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...

Ramadan for Kids | Celebrating the Holy Month with students

Ramadan for Kids | Celebrating the Holy Month with students

Blog written by Kami Hero Youssef Ayoub, a High School Teacher from Morroco.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,...

Supporting Autism in The Classroom | Autism Awareness

Supporting Autism in The Classroom | Autism Awareness

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...

Holi | The Celebration of Color

Holi | The Celebration of Color

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...

The benefits of project-based learning: Developing student curiosity

The benefits of project-based learning: Developing student curiosity

This blog was inspired by an episode of the Teacher Teacher podcast with Steve Martinez. If you'd prefer to listen along, head here!Today's modern world is packed with 21st-century problems, so students need 21st-century skills in order to confidently tackle whatever...

The Importance of Teaching Black History

The Importance of Teaching Black History

Blog opening written by Marcus Stein – former middle/high school school teacher and current Teacher Success Champion at Kami.  I didn’t discover the significance and importance of Black History Month until I became a teacher. This is in large part because most of...

Celebrating Lunar New Year With Your Class

Celebrating Lunar New Year With Your Class

A super important part of educating your students is to open them up to different cultural and social experiences, and what better way to do that than by celebrating an international holiday! Not only does this make for more diverse lessons, but it gives every student...