In African mythology / fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning, time and time again.The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans.The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule.
These resources are a pathfinder guide for teachers who want to train classroom assistants or NVQ students about the importance of storytelling in the education of children. The resources also allow teachers to deliver robust storytelling workshops to Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils during Black History Month or Literacy Hour
These resources give teachers the opportunity to introduce diverse cultures in the literacy experience of peoples during the literacy hour in general or during Black History Month in particular.
Teachers can use these resources as a guide for students who want to try their hands at writing newspaper articles or articles for womens magazines
These resources allow teachers to celebrate Black History Month at Key Stage 3 & 4 levels. Some of the resources were used under the Department of Education, Licence to Cook Project. They are an interesting way of getting students interested in the culinary culture of peoples from diverse parts of the world.
These resources constitute a pathfinder guide for young people on the threshold of adulthood. The White Georgette Blouse is something of a cautionary tale whilst the diary of an Aid Worker is global in its perspective
Its a cautionary tale, in the Aesop genre. It has a moral and reiterates that dishonest schemes often go awry.
A complete teachers resource that enables teachers worldwide to teach the Transatlantic Slave Trade with sensitivity, empathy and the role played by black and white abolitionists to end the Slave Trade.
This is a licence to cook resource, which can help students celebrate Black History Month and it exposes children to West African culinary culture
This resource complements the story book the Cunning Tortoise. This resource helps the reader helps the reader with their aural, oral and literary knowledge of the French language.
This resource complements the story book the Cunning Tortoise Spanish. This resource helps the reader helps the reader with their aural, oral and literary knowledge of the Spanish language
This is an audiobook which complements the book "The Tortoise and the Sardines" It is aimed to help readers with their aural, oral and literary understand of the French and Spanish language.
This audiobook complements the book ;The Boy with the Five Loaves and two Fish. This book helps readers in the aural, oral and literary comprehension of the French and Spanish Languages.
An original story; fresh and realistic. It is a book about topical issues inNigerian marriages, culture clashes, childlessness, pride and humility, grief and pain, love and joy, politics, the diverse forms of religion inherent in Nigeria. It is a book about qualities and values which transcend culture, ethnicity. A book about profound nature of an African thriving in the midst of adversity. The Triumph of the Water Lily is a celebration of womanhood. It is a moving exploration of life and death, in which Effua, the narrator, tells of a passionate story of trial and tribulation, of the triumph of love and life, even in the throes of death. The novel attests to the nobility, elegance and profound goodness of Nkem, the central character. It is also a courageous story of romance filled with excitement, novelty and moments of shock, particularly for Effua, whose life has been inexorably influenced by Nkem's.
Silhouettes of a Treasured Heritage is a fictional narrative, which examines the consequences of being a person of racially mixed parentage in our world today. It is a thrilling and critical appreciation of such experiences as told by Miranda - the heroine; experiences that would be familiar to many people of similar background. The novel uniquely and dispassionately explores issues from both sides of the racial divide. It challenges stereo-typical perceptions; love and hate, power and influence. It is a story of healing, of hope and of promise for a racially divided world. Miranda takes the reader through her life in Britain, Ghana and the USA. "Am I 'White' or 'Black'", she asks?
This is a licence to cook resource, which can help students celebrate Black History Month and it exposes children to West African culinary culture.
World Kindness Day is on the 13th November. World Kindness Day is increasingly seen as a social mechanism for creating positive change in communities world-wide. War all over the world today has become assymetrical. We as teachers must battle to point the hearts of our young people in the direction of love, peace and tolerance.
This is an article that can be used either at a school assembly or as a classroom activity, designed to inform children that they must speak out if they are experiencing bullying or abuse of any kind.