Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is a beautiful opportunity to bring in cultural knowledge about Hispanic influencers in your community. What are some ways you implement Hispanic awareness in the classroom?
Foster a sense of community in the class by using this event to talk about different types of cultures. Besides using posters, videos, essays, and other projects, focus on the relevance of this annual event.
Many cities celebrate heritage month by displaying art exhibits, festivals, and music.
Here are a few suggestions to build your knowledge about this cultural event in your classroom:
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Hispanic culture is fun and educational when teaching children about it. It opens up the window of opportunity to learn more than Hispanic culture. They learn about famous Hispanic writers, cultural arts, and folklore music.
In teaching Hispanic culture to children, it is always best to learn it from the source. However, when it’s almost impossible to accomplish, there are other alternatives.
Teaching them about their Hispanic culture is an amazing journey in itself. Here, you’ll meet Maria from Puerto Rico.
She discusses how she raises her children to learn Hispanic culture. Truly, teaching children to learn Hispanic culture can be entertaining and lasting for their entire lives.
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It’s not often that many authors and songwriters get a chance to introduce a different culture. But Daria’s music provide a wonderful book that tells about how children live in the harsh conditions of the Andes Mountains. But the story doesn’t stop there. It’s filled with activities, coloring pages, and a companion music CD. The songs in the album provide a unique way to listen to traditional Quechua dialect.
The following interview with Daria tells about her inspiration and dedication to the Latin music and culture. And she’s giving away two books and CDs to lucky readers, rules below.
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