HOST CULTURESTUDIES & BANGLAPROGRAM IN THEELEMENTARY SCHOOL
A respect and appreciationfor diversity is acceptedas a shared global value, essential for interculturalunderstanding and central to education forsustainable development. UNESCO’s UniversalDeclaration on Cultural Diversity (2001) deﬁnesculture as “the spiritual, material, intellectual andemotional features of a social group” including thevalues, beliefs, attitudes, behaviours, customs,traditions, practices, identity, lifestyle, languageand religious faith of diverse peoples. The hostculture / Bangla studies program at AISD aims tocreate opportunities for students to explore thecommonalities of human experience through amulti-lingual cultural lens, with the aim ofnurturing the qualities that build internationalmindedness.
Ms. Marina Helal (HCS / Bangla Teacher)firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more information about how the program looksat each individual grade level, please visit ourHCS / Bangla wiki page:http://es-single-subjects.aisdtigers.wikispaces.net/Host+Culture+Studies+-+Bangla
“Preparing students to becomestewards of a just andsustainable world.”
AISD provides a program based on American educational principles to studentsfrom an international community. We createan academic and social environment thatchallenges students to achieve their potential, become life-long learners andcontribute to a changing global society