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Friday, November 30, 2012 7:32:59 PM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Why does the Sikh identity continue to be invisible in the classroom?:
Navjot said, "I’m seeing the need for culturally responsive education more and more. Last year, my son’s patka or small turban was pulled off his head without any consequence for the “bully”. On Friday, his educational assistant grabbed..." more

Monday, July 16, 2012 8:28:45 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Comment on Confusion to Solution: Educating Children about the Sikh Identity by Please Act Responsively | Navjot Kaur:
Navjot said, "[...] a friend, and advocate for equity in the arts and education, challenged me last Fall to reflect on an experience when my son’s patka (small Sikh turban) was pulled off his head at school, I did begin to wonder [...]"

Monday, July 16, 2012 8:28:43 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Comment on Shifting mindsets, young and old by Please Act Responsively | Navjot Kaur:
Navjot said, "[...] and from where I’ve been standing, they are being taught well. Children are impressionable, as I shared in a previous post, and so no matter what their individual cultural heritage, exposure to the global world matters, [...]"

Thursday, July 05, 2012 9:27:34 PM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Teacher Freebies:
Navjot said, "I know – summer has barely started and I am offering you some back-to-school resources – we must be teachers! If you follow my posts, you already know that Literacy is a subject close to my heart. Given current conversations around..." more

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 11:19:00 PM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Please Act Responsively:
Navjot said, "When a friend, and advocate for equity in the arts and education, challenged me last Fall to reflect on an experience when my son’s patka (small Sikh turban) was pulled off his head at school, I did begin to wonder whether I’d really done the..." more

Thursday, March 08, 2012 1:49:15 PM
Navjot Kaur made friends with Steven White

Thursday, March 08, 2012 1:14:30 PM
Navjot Kaur added a Book Trailer Video
How to tie a patka (dastaar)

Wednesday, March 07, 2012 4:12:34 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled World Read Aloud Day in Two More Sleeps!:
Navjot said, " Last night, as I walked up the stairs to get my just-turned-six little monkey ready for bed, my footsteps quietened and then stood still as I heard him reading aloud to his puppets. He had chosen a wonderful book (and quite aptly titled) from his..." more

Friday, February 24, 2012 10:58:46 PM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Multicultural KidLit Giveaway:
Navjot said, "If you are interested in picking up a free copy of A Lion’s Mane, Brown Paper is offering a giveaway until March 21st. You can also read some very kind words about the book here."

Monday, January 09, 2012 11:58:34 AM
Navjot Kaur left a comment on the video page for :
Navjot said, "engage in dialogue - saffron press books encourage children, parents and educators to deepen their understanding of positive self-identity. in an effort to educate about the sikh identity, we created a video showing how to tie a child's patka or dastaar."

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:22:15 PM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Dream Gift!:
Navjot said, "I want to thank all of you for the amazing support you have shown. So many of you have shared personal stories and anecdotes of how A Lion’s Mane and Dreams of Hope have changed the way your children feel represented in the books they read..." more

Saturday, December 17, 2011 1:51:26 PM
Navjot Kaur subscribed to the blog: Navjot Kaur

Sunday, November 20, 2011 10:55:08 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Comment on Confusion to Solution: Educating Children about the Sikh Identity by Bullying of children is a call to take action « American Turban:
Navjot said, "[...] the full story on her blog, wherein she also describes how she pivoted her son’s traumatic experience into an [...]"

Sunday, November 20, 2011 10:55:08 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Comment on Confusion to Solution: Educating Children about the Sikh Identity by Mark:
Navjot said, "Wow! Quite a few challenges you face. You are obviously very thoughtful…good luck with these challenges, stay strong."

Friday, October 28, 2011 5:21:28 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Learning Something New:
Navjot said, "“When we learn something new, it makes each of us stronger.” ~ A Lion’s Mane Well, here it is! Helping to shed any misconceptions about the patka or small dastaar, this “How to tie a patka” Claymation is an authentic..." more

Friday, October 14, 2011 9:24:50 AM
Navjot Kaur made friends with Suraj Lokare

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 11:23:21 AM
Navjot Kaur made friends with Stephanie Campbell

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 1:16:59 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Confusion to Solution: Do you Know Who I Am?:
Navjot said, "You know the saying: “when it rains, it pours”? Well, that’s how our recent move to the west coast feels like. But I’m not just talking about the regular bumps of maneuvering through mazes of boxes or narrowly missing the falling cabinet..." more

Tuesday, September 06, 2011 1:35:34 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Read-alouds for Back-to-School:
Navjot said, " If you would like to create a diverse and inclusive learning environment from Day 1, you may like to consider this great resource list of read-alouds with global and multicultural perspectives: Read-alouds with Global and Multicultural..." more

Thursday, September 01, 2011 12:41:58 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Depression Hurts – Even at School:
Navjot said, "Last night, CBC was showcasing Back-to-School experiences and touched upon the opinion that anxiety and depression are increasing at an alarming rate in children. When we think of Back-to-School, all we tend to notice are the sales for new clothes,..." more

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 1:21:18 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Oh, the Places You’ll Go with Literacyhead.com!:
Navjot said, "“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” — Dr. Seuss..." more

Tuesday, August 09, 2011 11:47:39 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Planning your Literacy Block:
Navjot said, "Planning your Literacy Block for the new school year It’s mid August and I’m getting those jitter bugs thinking, I need to start planning for the new school year. I lie in bed considering new ideas and strategies that would push..." more

Thursday, July 28, 2011 12:20:04 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled But He Didn’t Fit The Profile:
Navjot said, "One of my students gave me a magnet with the words “Don’t believe everything you think” last year and told me she thought of me as soon as she saw it. It was perfect. Not only because the message resonates so strongly with me but more..." more

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 3:16:27 PM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled How The Internet May Save A Dying Language:
Navjot said, "Given that I just posted about the topic of culturally relevant reading materials, I thought this article was a great addition to the discussion. “Fast Company points out that out of 175 Native American languages still being spoken, only about..." more

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 4:14:30 AM
Navjot Kaur wrote a blog post titled Diverse Summer Reading Lists for Children:
Navjot said, "We have often heard about research that shows children having a better chance of becoming fully literate adults if reading is encouraged from an early age.   But what happens when the parent cannot read English?  Are these statistics based on..." more