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Your Character - Your Destiny!

<p><span>Check this presentation for tips on how to build character and lead a virtuous life!</span></p>

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<span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 8pt;"><a title="Your Character Education Presentation" href="https://www.haikudeck.com/p/yos2p1Qzq5/your-character?utm_campaign=embed&amp;utm_source=webapp&amp;utm_medium=text-link">Your Character</a> -…

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Added by Poornima on August 28, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Cultural Experience

Added by Poornima on August 26, 2015 at 7:52am — No Comments

Strangers No More

Strangers No More Movie Trailer - Bialik Rogozin School from Simon & Goodman Picture Co. on Vimeo.

Strangers No More is a great documentary of a school in Tel Aviv, where children from forty-eight different countries and diverse backgrounds come together to learn. …

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Added by Poornima on March 17, 2011 at 1:05pm — No Comments

GLOBAL LIBRARY



GLOBAL LIBRARY…

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Added by Poornima on September 15, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Slideshow of Multicultural Events

Click on the picture to view the slideshow. I would appreciate your comments

Added by Poornima on August 14, 2010 at 12:38am — No Comments

Becoming Internationally Competitive

Watch this video to view Stanford University professor and noted researcher Linda Darling-Hammond about what the United States can learn from high-achieving countries on teaching, learning, and assessment -- from Finland to… Continue

Added by Poornima on February 3, 2010 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

10 Common ELL Writing Mistakes

Learning a new language is never easy. Below you will find ten common mistakes among students of English as a second language. Even if you are a native English speaker I guess you could use a reminder on some of them.

(This is a guest post by Pratiti Diddi. If you want to write for Daily Writing Tips check the… Continue

Added by Poornima on November 16, 2009 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Multicultural Calendar

This is a neat website I found while browsing which has the Multicultural Calendar, Religion and explanation of religions, countries and holidays, heritage months and more

Multicultural Calendar

Added by Poornima on November 4, 2009 at 10:13pm — No Comments

How I harnessed the wind by William Kamkwamba

This is an impressive story of William Kamkwamba a 14 years-old boy in Malawi who built a windmill using the information he found in a book. I was amazed by his invention as to how he was able to assemble miscellaneous parts he found at the junkyard. This is a great story of accomplishment and ingenuity! Watch the video to hear the moving tale of invention that changed his life.



I would love to hear your…

Added by Poornima on September 23, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Incredible Mexican Artist

Artist Octavio Ocampo was born in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico on February 28, 1943. He was educated at the Fine Art Institute, Mexico City and the San Francisco Art Institute, graduating in 1974. He has been exhibiting since 1972.



The talents of Octavio Ocampo were not limited to painting and sculpture but also extended to acting and dancing. While at the Art Institute of San Francisco, he studied all these disciplines and pursued both a film and theater career. In 1976 he began to… Continue

Added by Poornima on September 6, 2009 at 1:26pm — 2 Comments

A Spanish Lesson

A SPANISH Teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine. 'House' for instance, is feminine: 'la casa.' 'Pencil,' however, is masculine: 'el lapiz.' A student asked, 'What gender is 'computer'?' Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups.



Male & Female, and asked them to decide for themselves whether computer' should be a masculine or a feminine noun. Each group was asked to… Continue

Added by Poornima on September 6, 2009 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Community Youth Mosaic by Lisa Brunick

This is a neat project by our art teacher Ms.Lisa Brunick. We would love to hear from you. You can also contact her at… Continue

Added by Poornima on August 27, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

American Education in the Age of Globalization.

Yong Zhao the author of "Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization" discusses about how schools have to keep pace with a world that is being dramatically transformed by globalization and digital technology. He explains the definition of success beyond math and reading test scores and personalizing schooling so that every student has opportunity to learn and… Continue

Added by Poornima on August 26, 2009 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Exceptionally Stunning Saree!!

Indian Saree is in existence for more than 5000 years! A saree is a material ranging from four to five metres in length that is draped over the body in various styles without a single stitch.





(Cross-posted on Kerala shore…
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Added by Poornima on August 20, 2009 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Stories from other Cultures.

Everyone has stories, legends or proverbs from another culture which is very interesting and thought provoking.The website Story Cove has some great stories from other cultures. You have to log on but it is free.

Added by Poornima on June 29, 2009 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Myself

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I am from Ahmedabad (City), Gujarat (State) India. I come from a place where people are kind, helping, fun loving, and food lovers. I have done my MS in Computer Engineering. I worked as professor in Engineering College in India for four years.

I am talkative, like listening to music of all types, traveling, cooking, and dancing. I have done course of

Bharat-Natyam which is a type of classical dance from South India. I am on diversity cause i like to know about other… Continue

Added by Madhvi Wadhwani on June 29, 2009 at 10:26am — No Comments

LPEG- Computer giveaway to ELL families by LHS

The LPEG group collected money by selling candy and then stood in line on Thanksgiving night to help ELL families with computer. They were able to provide computers to 4 families.

Added by Poornima on January 1, 1970 at 12:00am — No Comments

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