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SPRING 2013

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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commonalities between people than they hear about,��� says Hope Donato, chairperson of the social studies professional learning community at Endhaven. ���Children are fascinated to learn how another country compares with what they know about their own.��� Third grader Dominik Bule and his parents represent the global ��avor of Endhaven. His mother Ela is from Poland and his father Pero is from Croatia. ���The fair is a great thing because it shows children that we can learn by example from other people and cultures.��� ��� Endhaven Parent Ela Bule According to Donato, students come to understand that regardless of their own background, all cultures have Top right: The display on Poland explained the country���s location and culture. Above: This commemorative plate honors a popular Croatian tourist destination on the Adriatic Sea. Left: The rams and the clock-tower replica were part of the presentation on Poland. similar components. For instance, this year younger children made a list of all the countries that use fireworks in celebrations. The 42 native countries of students currently enrolled 36 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SPRING 20 1 3

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