Do you always have to actually go out of the country to learn in-depth about other cultures? Are there ways to achieve the same objectives in your own country and community? Yes, it is possible, according to Students ‘study abroad’ with immigrant families in the US at https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-04-24/students-study-abroad-immigrant-families-us. Interesting podcast and reading!
We all know that a strong school/home connection is important for student’s success. Read more about this issue in How Parents Widen—or Shrink—Academic Gaps at http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/04/19/how-parents-widen–or-shrink–academic-gaps.html?cmp=eml-eb-popweek+04282017&M=57967721&U=1982644
Another piece of data from the publication states this:
Find a great excerpt here in the blow infographic:
Many children have so much stacked against them. Their reading skills and thus their access to education are often limited in their home lives. Read Low-income children missing out on language learning both at home and at school at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170414105818.htm
In many situations, our communities try to address racism and in doing so, create other forms of marginalization. Read 6 ways allies still marginalize people of color — and what to do instead at http://mashable.com/2016/02/27/people-of-color-marginalization/#urOmT393mEqC to learn
What do you think? Do you have any of them? Read Managing Accent Bias and Working with Multilingual Individuals at http://www.deltaconceptsinc.com/blog/managing-accent-bias-and-working-with-multilingual-individuals/
Interesting perspectives found in I’m Not Tiny Because I’m Asian, I’m Tiny Because You’re White at http://reductress.com/post/im-not-tiny-because-im-asian-im-tiny-because-youre-white/