Tag Archives: culture

Creative Commons

Written as a response to the Ed Tech Blog Carnival 2012. Copyright, piracy, fair use, and freedom of Internet has gotten a lot of attention recently, especially with the coverage of the United States Congress reviewing and possibly voting on … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead Done Differently

Día de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead) is a great opportunity to introduce the 6th grade students to a different culture. The celebrations are completely outside their normal realm of experience and it leads to great interest and … Continue reading

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Cultural Advent Calendar

Last year, my 6th grade students researched and wrote descriptions of how each of the Spanish speaking countries celebrate the holidays. I combined all their work into a Glog to create a digital, cultural advent calendar. I have to remember … Continue reading

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