Tag Archives: differences

Dec. 4-6, Italy Conference, “Communities in Contrast: Finding the Common Ground”

[ December 4, 2014 to December 6, 2014. ] The Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture will hold its 2014 CONGRESS on the theme: “Communities in Contrast: Finding the Common Ground,” to be held in Rome, Italy, 4-6 December 2014.

Too often people focus on difference. It is, however, in our commonality where we find resolution and understanding. The direction of the conference this year [...]

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CFP Deadline: May 26, Conference, “Communities in Contrast: Finding the Common Ground,” Italy

[ May 18, 2014 to May 26, 2014. ] The Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture, invites papers for its 2014 CONGRESS on the theme: “Communities in Contrast: Finding the Common Ground,” to be held in Rome, Italy, 4-6 December 2014.

Too often people focus on difference. It is, however, in our commonality where we find resolution and understanding. The direction of the conference this [...]

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Hope for a nation which can embrace differences

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Know Your Neighbours

This teaching and learning resource for teachers can help students develop a deeper awareness and understanding of other cultures and faiths within the Southeast Asia-Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) region. The aim of the resource is for students to identify the commonalities and appreciate the differences within and between societies. Subjects covered include food, clothing, [...]

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The Sandwich Swap

This story is about two friends, Lily and Salma, who play together but have cultural differences. But does it mean that they can't be friends? They transcend these differences in their friendship. Based on Her Majesty Queen Rania's experience, the fable explores how becoming aware of differences leads to a strengthening of friendship. Her Majesty [...]

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Teaching @ Tolerance – Everybody is unique: A lesson in respect for others

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Everybody is unique: A lesson in respect [...]

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Celebrating Connections

This activity has students look at various religious traditions and celebrations to find common understanding and differences among them. This activity will involve three classroom periods and also some homework for the students. The class will be divided into groups with each group researching and presenting on a certain religious tradition.

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