Amigos Alrededor del Mundo – Friends Around the World


English, Spanish


Primary (5-11)


Language Arts, Mathematics, World Languages

Global Goals:

16: Peace and Justice, Strong Institutions; 10: Reduced Inequalities


August 2023 – July 2024

Enid Figueroa and Kristin Brown

Project Description:

After reading the book Friends by Alma Flor Ada, or other childrens literature, the teacher and students use the process of creative dialogue to explore such themes as diversity and inclusion; the integration of math and language; critical thinking; games; technology integration; values (e.g. friendship); creativity (e.g. poetry, art, songs, roleplays).A project based on childrens literature.

Proyecto de integracin de la literatura infantil.Con Amigos u otros textos literarios, las clases participantes entran en el proceso de la lectura y el dilogo creativo para trabajar algunos de los temas que proponemos: 1. Diversidad e inclusin, 2. Integracin de las matemticas y el lenguaje, 3. Pensamiento crtico, 4. El rol del juego, 5. Integracin de las tecnologas, 6. Valores (amistad) y 7. Creatividad (poesa, canciones, arte u otros).

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Project Categories


Creative/Language Arts

Social Sciences

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