International Mother Tongue Day 2/21

21/02/2017

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Highly Acclaimed Documentary: Where the ‘Bad Kids’ Go to School

29/12/2016

I suggest it to any educators and others working with children:  https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/12/the-school-heros-journey-of-last-resort/511532/


ELT/ESL Teachers: Resources for K-12 Lesson Plans Covering Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Chinese New Year, WinterSolstice, New Years Day

01/12/2016

Great resources at http://ket.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/49bfe117-50fb-4bad-a86d-7887a8a90478/christmas-all-about-the-holidays/?utm_source=eloqua&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mktg_2016


Video: Asian-Americans Responding to USA Stereotypes

01/12/2016

Check it out: #thisis2016: Asian-Americans Respond at http://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000004706646/thisis2016-asian-americans-respond.html


How can being bilingual be an asset for white students and a deficit for immigrants?

01/12/2016

The two yardsticks for our students.  Read more here:  http://hechingerreport.org/how-can-being-bilingual-be-an-asset-for-white-students-and-a-deficit-for-immigrants/?utm_content=bufferada46&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Study Points to Need for Diversity Training in Teacher Prep

30/11/2016

What do you think?  Do you agree?  Read more here:  http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/2016/11/a_new_study_highlights_the_nee.html?cmp=eml-contshr-shr


New study shows variety in teachers’ influences on kids’ futures, and how poorly we measure that

30/11/2016

Important considerations:  http://hechingerreport.org/new-study-shows-variety-in-teachers-influences-on-kids-futures-and-how-poorly-we-measure-that/


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