The Diversity Blog

Take some time to explore our blog to learn more about diverse learning and various cultures.

#52 Is Zoom Safe for your school?

By Jenny | Apr 9, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to move to a distant learning plan over the past month, Zoom suddenly became the classroom of choice. Daily use of the platform surged from 10 million in December to 200 million in March. With this type of popularity Zoom’s privacy policy and security began getting more attention. The focus has been on their data […]

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#51 Solutions and the reality Distant Learning

By Jenny | Mar 31, 2020

Supporting Teachers while they navigate their way through distant learning. Episode #51 will give you practical advice and solutions for your distant learning dilemmas. Check out the full episode here for all the details and examples. Short on time: just grab the main points & and the free google Distant learning sheet to use in […]

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#50 How to thrive in times of disruption

By Jenny | Mar 20, 2020

Thriving during times of Disruption The interesting thing about this current disruption (Coronavirus) is that we are facing a moment when something is affecting all of us regardless of our culture. Religion, ethnicity, race, gender, disability, language …no one is immune to this!  So let’s unite!  I think every one wants to unite, but many […]

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#49 Samba Percussion

By Jenny | Mar 9, 2020

With professional Brazilian percussionist, Daniel GohnA companion for episode #49 Respecting Diversity in the Class Learn all about the rhythms, feel and instruments of Brazilian samba percussion! Special guest Daniel Gohn from Sao Paulo Brazil explains to us how to develop an authentic samba sound with a music class. Here are some typical Brazilian Samba […]

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Brazilian Carnival

#48 Brazilian Carnaval!

By Jenny | Feb 18, 2020

For the podcast episode #48 I wanted to talk all things Brazilian Carnaval! However, even though I’ve spent 8 years living in Brazil, I’m not an expert and I wanted to give you expert and reliable information to use in your classrooms! Success! I found Manuela Green, born in Rio de Janeiro but spent 20 […]

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#47 Teaching with Irish Folklore

By Jenny | Feb 11, 2020

Use Irish Folklore to retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate an understanding of their central message or lesson. These stories were passed down orally for many many years and in Ireland, many of these stories were in their native language of Gaelic – which most people refer to as Irish. The oral tradition has […]

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#46 How to handle ethical dilemmas with your students

By Jenny | Feb 3, 2020

When in doubt, talk to your trusted colleagues and be completely transparent in all situations. Most teachers come from a place of caring and therefore don’t learn to navigate the risk of ethical dilemmas because they don’t see it coming. Most of the time complaints that are made about unethical conduct is with regards to […]

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#45 Teaching can be a lot like Marketing!

By Jenny | Jan 26, 2020

Here are my 3 favorite rules of marketing (and proven techniques) that you can steal for your classroom needs! Know your client – like really know them! Where do they shop, what do they eat, what type of clothes do they like, what is their favorite sport, do they like to draw, and where do […]

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Finding Student Superpowers

By Jenny | Jan 20, 2020

 Each and every student in your class deserves to know what their superpower is – and as a teacher, once you know their superpowers, you will feel the most powerful of all!  I want you to have an actionable plan for finding your student’s superpowers because I really think it will give you a lot […]

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