By integrating music into your classroom, you are introducing a new take on that subject. Music is relating and filled with emotion. When learning about a new culture, why not show your students the music, activities, and customs of that culture.
Culture - The Cultural Iceberg, showing aspects of surface culture and deep culture that stem from your cultural heritage. Really cool way to demonstrate how deep someone's culture is and how deeply rooted things are that make us different!
For children years old Ask questions about physical differences. Demonstrate awareness of activities that can satisfy people‘s wants. Talk about what he wants to be when he grows up. Ask questions about physical differences.
I plan to use persona dolls in my future classroom. I have a collection of persona doll stories from my classmates and plan to make my own persona dolls. This will help students explore new ideas, embrace diversity, social justice and equity.
For the longest time, I tried to figure out what "learning through play" meant. Some thoughts that ran through my head were: Is it structured? Does it involve planning? What is the role of the teachers. Great post on learning through play!