Episode 19 | Using Bilingual Books to Teach Self-Love & Diversity w/ Marisa Taylor
All the way from London, UK! Author Marisa Taylor checked into Our Classroom to discuss Using Bilingual Books to Teach Self-Love & Diversity. She touched upon:
-The personal experiences that inspired her book ´Happy within´
-Her observations of how other countries responding to the concepts of bilingualism and diversity
-Steps monolingual families can implement now to learn a new language and connect with people from other cultures
Marisa Taylor lives in London, UK. Her first book ´Happy within´ has been translated into +15 different languages. The idea behind the bilingual books is to create diverse resources that help encourage children to learn a second language, while celebrating multiculturalism.
Marisa is passionate about learning & teaching languages as it is a key element to connecting with people from other cultures.
To learn more about Marisa and her upcoming books, you can also follow her on IG @lingobabies
This episode is sponsored by Heinemann --- a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services for teachers, kindergarten through college.
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This secondary professional learning guide will help you:
- Implement social justice work while building literacy skills
- Add layers of “texture” into the English curriculum inclusive of diversity
- Create a framework for teaching and learning centered in love
“In our fight for positive social transformation, we nurture and sustain students’ hearts through the tool of books.”
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