Cultural diversity

first_imgSkip Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Johnson said this year’s Cultural Diversity Day is the third for Banks Middle School fifth graders. The students chose eight countries to study, from Panama to Iceland.Brandi DeSandro, Indian programs teacher, said the students were allowed to choose a country to study from a long list of possibilities.“They researched the food, clothing, customs and culture of their chosen countries using the Internet, videos, textbooks and books to create a group project and present it,” DeSandro said.“The more our students know about other countries and cultures, the more accepting they are of the differences in people and the less likely they are to enter into bullying or making fun of those who are different from them.” Latest Stories Sponsored Content You Might Like Pike County BOE members honored for service The Central Office of Pike County Schools hosted a breakfast in honor of the school board members on Monday. January… read more By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder At the cultural diversity day at Banks Middle School on Tuesday, a group of students present their research on Iceland, including the fact that Iceland is responsible for 70% of the world’s fish supply. At the cultural diversity day at Banks Middle School on Tuesday, a group of students present their research on Iceland, including the fact that Iceland is responsible for 70% of the world’s fish supply.Banks students participate in cultural diversity dayCultural diversity was the order of the day at Banks Middle School Tuesday.The fifth-grade students shared with their schoolmates what they have learned over the past several months about the people, places and cultures of countries around the world.“The purpose of Cultural Diversity Day is to expose our students to the many different cultures around the world,” said Nikki Johnson, fifth-grade teacher. “They have learned how people in other countries dress, what kind of work they do and what they eat. Cultural Diversity Day is an opportunity for our fifth-graders to share what they have learned with the other students.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Cultural diversity DeSandro said hands-on projects offer opportunities for students to excel in activities outside the regular classroom.“Many students find their niche in hands-on activities,” she said. “They find that they are good at, and enjoy, the preparation and presentation of projects.“Cultural Diversity Day also prepares our students for other similar events, such as the Model United Nations that is held each year at Troy University. Cultural Diversity Day is a day of learning and fun for all the students.”last_img read more