Language awareness: Songs and Resources | Christina Reid

In a world that seems to be becoming smaller by the day with the speed of global communication, it becomes even more important to educate our children in being world citizens and having a positive attitude towards difference and diversity.

As an educator or parent you can encourage this by reading stories and singing songs from other countries and being aware of the image you are presenting of other countries.

For example, when the children in my school were studying Handa’s Surprise in French and drumming in music, I made a special effort to show positive, modern images of Kenya rather…

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