Literacy in the World ... info graphic: http://www.aviewfromthecave.com/2012/09/global-illiteracy-concentrated-problem.html?utm_source=feedburner_medium=feed_campaign=Feed%3A+AViewFromTheCave+%28A+View+From+The+Cave%29#
"My goal with this web site is to share the global activities that I have used in my classroom and with my 4 children. You will find games, international celebrations, recipes that please even the most discerning tummies, cultural art projects, endless reviews on children’s literature related to world cultures, and other activities that help enrich little minds."
Among the proven techniques for improving test scores is regular exposure to skills that will be required for those tests. Daily exposure to language skills -- including skills of spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammar -- will build students' skills and increase test scores.
Here are lesson plans for The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. Fantastic book for elementary classrooms. Math and literacy center ideas, art, craft, snack, reading, writing and more! Make International Dot Day fun with these activities.
International Literacy Day was celebrated in India this year (Sept. 8th 2015) with a story called, "Susheela's Kolams", about a girl who loves Kolams (a form of painting with rice powder/chalk) and dreams big.