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

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What Schools Cannot Fix But Need to Address: Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

18/01/2019

All of us teachers know that children in pain cannot learn. What can we do to help them? More at https://www.edutopia.org/blog/brains-in-pain-cannot-learn-lori-desautels?utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=facebook


A Map shows “Merry Christmas” in many languages

17/01/2019

Learn how to say Merry Christmas to your transcultural Christian students. Find the info at https://www.this-is-italy.com/merry-christmas-map-languages/


What has the child’s neighborhood got to do with school achievement? See for yourself!

12/01/2019

Important facts for educators in the article Detailed Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life at https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/01/upshot/maps-neighborhoods-shape-child-poverty.html


4 ways to teach empathy in the English classroom

10/01/2019

Try those 4 now and others later. Find information at https://www.educationdive.com/news/4-ways-to-teach-empathy-in-the-classroom/542323/


ESL Corner: Why cultural understanding is essential

08/01/2019

How much do teachers, even ESL teachers, know about their students’ culture?  Read here why such knowledge is so important for student success at http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/why-cultural-understanding-is-essential/education


How language classes breed empathy

06/01/2019

Who of us would not agree with the above statement? More at https://www.columbiaspectator.com/opinion/2018/11/15/how-language-classes-breed-empathy-2/


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