Immigrants in USA and “THE” Question

23/06/2017

As an immigrant, I am asked this question daily.  I usually answer with my place of residence but then there is the follow-up question: Where are you ‘really’ from? Try another question.  This is also the title of an interesting reading found at http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/20/opinions/where-are-you-really-from-vega-opinion/index.html

 


How to Use Bilingual Books in Your School

21/06/2017

Find more info in How To Use Bilingual Books with Children | Bilingual Kidspot at

https://bilingualkidspot.com/2017/06/19/bilingual-books-kids/

 


For Your School and Class Library: Books About Girl Refugees

20/06/2017

Read Seeking Safety in a New Land: 15 Books About Mighty Girl Refugees at http://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=9981

 


Test Your Level of Being Privileged

20/06/2017

A quick test that all educators should take:  https://www.buzzfeed.com/regajha/how-privileged-are-you?utm_term=.iv6xwZNgz&ref=mobile_share#.qkNQq2MvX

It is important to be aware of our own situation in order to acknowledge how we relate to others.


What’s in The Name? About Taking on an American-Sounding Name

09/06/2017

Read ‘What Is Your American Name?’at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-is-your-american-name_us_58894f2fe4b0628ad613de21?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=lv_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000048


How Trauma Affects the Brain

09/06/2017

Read Been Traumatized? Here’s How PTSD Rewires the Brain at http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/been-traumatized-here-is-how-ptsd-rewires-the-brain?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#link_time=1494011453


Cultural Knowledge: Ramadan

09/06/2017

Read Ramadan 2017: 9 questions about the Muslim holy month you were too embarrassed to ask at https://www.vox.com/2017/5/25/11851766/what-is-ramadan-2017-muslim-islam-about


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