Word refugee awareness month is in June. June 20th is World Refugee Awareness Day. this website has videos, and an educator guide for teaching about refugees.
Here are materials and videos for refugee awareness to use in the classroom. These teacher guides are targeted to the US and Canada.
Refugee week is also celebrated in Australia to discuss the contribution of refugees to Australia.
the UK celebrates refugee week. This is their website for celebrating “the contributions of refugees to the UK.
Students should understand about refugees – who they are and the situations unique to refugee situations. It is heartbreaking to see the many refugees in our world now. As you talk about global competency topics, don’t forget those who have a country but are disenfranchised.
The tour de france begins June 30 and ends July 22 and is a fascinating way to study france. Here is the official website in English with a map of where the tour stops. A lovely geography lesson.
The Tour de France is July 22. While many northern hemisphere schools are out, there are still many who are going to school. Events of common interest, like the tour de france, give great learning experiences for students. If you teach French, this is a must discuss topic.
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