December 3rd is the International Day of People with Disabilities. It symbolizes the actions we should take every day, in order to create diverse and accepting communities.
Enjoy this selection of books for grades K–12 to help cherish the role we all play, regardless of our abilities, and take on a commitment to create a more inclusive world.
Each year between November 13 – 19, Transgender Awareness Week helps raise the visibility of transgender people and addresses issues members of the community face.
This selection of books for grades K–12 will help start important conversations about Trans Awareness.
Islamic History Month Canada in October aims to celebrate, inform, educate, and share with fellow Canadians the rich Muslim heritage and contributions to society. (via http://www.ihmcanada.com)
Share and learn with your students using these K–12 books that inspire reflection, community, and joy on the theme of Islamic History Month.
The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. A discussion all Canadians can tune into and create bridges with each other for reconciliation. A day for survivors to be reaffirmed that they matter, and so do those that have been affected. Every Child Matters, even if they are an adult, from now on.