A Guide to Kwanzaa in the Classroom

Teaching about winter holidays like Kwanzaa and Hanukkah can exciting exposure for students. Discovering new possibilities and delving into new cultures is key for student success for the real-world.  I was excited when I decided to teach my students about Kwanzaa since I had never celebrated the holiday on my own. I was blown away […]


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A Juneteenth Lesson Plan

The history of Juneteenth has to continue to be recognized, and here’s some fun and creative ways to do it. Define It  In order to teach about Juneteenth, you have to define it. There are more lengthy definitions of Juneteenth on Juneteenth.com, but here’s the gist. Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the United […]

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