A guest post by Colleen Chung
Teaching Coordinator for ELL,Title 1, & 21st Century Grant - Alvah Scott Elementary School (Aiea, HI)
Imagine Learning now publishes monthly guest posts in order to stimulate conversations about K12 education across the country. Opinions expressed herein are those of the individual author and may not necessarily reflect the official opinion of Imagine Learning.
Designed by Freepik
My husband is Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese, while I am third-generation Irish. As a diverse couple, we decided that when we had children, we would raise them here in Hawaii, the state of Aloha.
Interestingly, our family's multicultural trends don't stop there.
My daughter just married a man from Norway and we expect their children to speak both Norwegian and English. Their wedding represented families from four continents.
Diversity is the American way! It not only helps us learn from each other, but it also inspires greatness, as you will see from the following example.