Diversity in classrooms: Teaching kindness through folktales

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Folktales and the resulting follow-up activities can be used to teach kindness and encourage cultural diversity in classrooms. These tales from various cultures can prove to be an invaluble tool in bringing together and enriching students of different backgrounds.

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Kirmani, M.H., Frieman, B.B. Diversity in classrooms: Teaching kindness through folktales. IJEC 29, 39 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03174485

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Keywords

  • Kindergarten Child
  • Story Comprehension
  • International Reading Association
  • Folk Tale
  • British Colonial Rule