Title: Washburn School Third Graders Celebrate Black History Month
During the month-long celebration, students focused on notable figures such as Obama, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, Harriet Tubman, Booker Washington, Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and many others more. The students learned about their lives, struggles, and significant contributions to society in pairs of two.
As an English immersion school, Washburn School takes a unique approach to education in Puerto Rico. All classes, including history and social studies, are taught in English, allowing students to develop fluency while learning about important historical events and figures.
By studying these influential African American figures, Washburn School students gain a deeper understanding of the struggles and triumphs of the African American community. They also learn about the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusion, values that are essential for creating a better future for all.