Culture Corner: Special Rites of Passage in China

28/09/2018

When working with Chinese heritage families and students, it is important to understand their culture. Find some facts here at https://cuecc.com/chinafeature/custom/2009824035304848.htm

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Support Your English Student: How to use tech to address students’ mental health

21/01/2019

Why not use all the resources available? Find some ideas at https://www.ecampusnews.com/2018/11/12/how-to-use-tech-to-address-students-mental-health/?ps=christel_broady@georgetowncollege.edu-00130000013Sb1T-0033000001DJN5U&esmc=90466


Video: This Poet Powerfully Captures the Struggle of Latinos Who Can’t Speak Spanish

21/01/2019

Many of us attribute immigrant cultural identity to speaking another home language. As an immigrant, I know how difficult it is to transmit my birth language to my US-born child. It takes dedication, commitment, resources, and the cooperation of a child to achieve mastery in the parent’s language. So, how does a child that is seen as part of my cultural group because of my accent self-identify? And how does a child who may not master the parent language feel about the missing language? The second generation immigrant cultural and linguistic identity issue is very personal to me, and I enjoyed finding the featured author at http://remezcla.com/features/culture/8-confessions-of-my-tongue/


US Culture: Customs and Culture

21/01/2019

Find the following topics (screenshot):

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at https://www.rong-chang.com/immigrants/customsculture.htm

and:

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at https://www.rong-chang.com/immigrants/


Get to Know Your English Learners: How Traumatized Children See the World, According to Their Drawings

20/01/2019

Find disturbing images at http://time.com/longform/toxic-stress-children-migrant-trauma/?utm_source=facebook.com&xid=time_socialflow_facebook&utm_campaign=time&utm_medium=social


How to Write a Good Email in English

20/01/2019

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The Added Benefit of Language Learning: How English classes breed empathy

19/01/2019

Most of us language teachers know that empathy is one effect of spending time and effort on another language and culture. More at https://www.columbiaspectator.com/opinion/2018/11/15/how-language-classes-breed-empathy-2/


English Reading: New study shows reading is a team-lift as different brain parts work together to predict proficiency

19/01/2019

Interesting research report: https://stepuptolearn.com/blogs/research/new-study-shows-reading-is-a-team-lift-as-different-brain-parts-work-together-to-predict-proficiency?mc_cid=ecd061cd6c&mc_eid=0077b44ad9


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