Becoming aware and understanding cultural beliefs, values, and perceptions.
Feb 09, 2016
The mission of ECHO—Education through Cultural and Historical Organizations—is to increase understanding of and respect for the values, perspectives, traditions, and forms of creativity, expression, and communication among the peoples of the United States so that all may thrive in an increasingly diverse society. To achieve this mission, ECHO’s partners have delivered innovative, culturally based educational programs, cultural exchanges, internships, apprenticeships, and other activities that have served as national models.
Feb 09, 2016
The Hello-Hello app for iOS and Android helps ELs with their conversational English. The app provides lessons chosen and selected from real-life scenarios, flash cards, note-taking exercises, and more.
Jan 18, 2016
Sponsored by Target
, UNICEF Kid Power
gives students the power to save lives. By getting active with the UNICEF Kid Power Band
, students go on missions to learn about new cultures and earn points. Points unlock funding from partners, parents, and fans, and funds are used by UNICEF to deliver lifesaving packets of therapeutic food to severely malnourished children around the world.
Nov 16, 2015
During Native American Heritage Month
, teachers and students can celebrate the history
, and traditions
of American Indians
and Alaska Natives
in a special collection of films
, short stories
, and other resources
Sep 15, 2015
The US Department of State
has announced scholarships
for American high school students to study abroad. The National Security Language Initiative for Youth
(NSLI-Y) offers merit-based scholarships to study one of seven critical world languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish.