Arabic Word Art

A friend shared a link to a fascinating set of Arabic word art— the artist is Mahmoud Tammam, and he transforms arabic words into shapes and patterns that represent the meaning.

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International Mother Language Day

Did you know that the United Nations celebrates International Mother Language Day every year on February 21st?

Collected a few clips of students using their own language to say ”  ___ is my mother language” as part of an event that will take place later during reading week.