I wrote a little bit about Diwali, what teachers should know about it, and about some resources teachers might use to teach their students (and themselves) about Diwali over on Medium. You can find it on my Medium page here.
About the Author
Punita Rice is the founder of the ISAASE.org resource-hub, and author of the research book "South Asian American Experiences in Schools: Brown Voices from the Classroom" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019), the children's book series "The Adventures of Hunny & Sunny," and "Toddler Weaning." She holds a Doctorate in Education from Johns Hopkins University, and is a former classroom teacher, academic adviser, and researcher. She lives in Maryland.