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��� continued from page 38 ���Wow��� Facts The first year, each classroom created a large board with information about a particular country. Categories included the national flag, map, cuisine, culture, money, economy and ���It is so important in education to learn about other cultures, especially since we have had the opportunity to travel around the world.��� ��� Asma Bukhari, mother of Zahra and Laila ���wow��� facts that students compiled about that nation. Students were encouraged to involve parents in lending These shoes showcase Pakistani beading and embroidery. items, such as national flags, and helping provide information that could be placed on boards. Each child received a ���Citizen of the World Passport��� with the seal of all the countries. At the festival, they were encouraged to visit each country���s board with their parents and have their passport stamped. ���Children loved the passport,��� Donato says. ���The national flags were also a big deal, so we left them in the hallway for an additional 40 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE Above: Endhaven students made this board of facts and information about France. Left: As part of the French exhibit, students featured the folk song ���Alouetta.��� SPRING 20 1 3

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