Helping English-Learners Understand Vocabulary With 7 Steps (Video)




US Culture: Is There an Official Language?


Read English isn’t the official language of the United States at

That said, there are “English Only” states:

According to U.S. English, the following states have existing official language laws on their books: Alabama, AlaskaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgia,HawaiiIllinoisIndianaIowaKentuckyLouisianaMassachusettsMississippi,MissouriMontanaNebraskaNew HampshireNorth CarolinaNorth …

How to Respond to Racist and Biased Comments


We see lots of videos and reports in news about citizens attacking others when they speak or look different from them. We can also see this in our own communities. But how should we respond to such attacks? Please see a short cheat sheet below as a helpful guide:

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Reblogged from the American Friends Service Committee  Facebook page


Print out a copy of our Do’s and Don’t for Bystander Intervention and post it in your workplace, gym, classroom, or place of worship. Let’s protect each other and make sure we do it safely!

Culture Corner: Who is American?


The word American can stir strong feelings. Often used to describe citizens of the USA, it should rightfully be used for any person living on the American continent, north, central, and south. Read more here:

TESOL Statement on the Possible Addition of a Citizenship Question to the 2020 U.S. Census


Teachers, be prepared for discussions on this topic at your schools and in your community. Learn more at

YouTube Video: How Do You Handle a Racist Joke?


Many educators struggle to respond to situations where racism is used, incl. in jokes. How SHOULD they respond? Should they even respond? Read  more at 

God News: Twitter now speaks Swahili. Poa sana!


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