Culturally Respeonsible Education

Culturally Responsive Ideas for Your School

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My last video for my Masters!

Encouraging Students to Think Critically

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http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/k-12-instruction-strategies-amp-samples/613

Great website with lots of resources to help teachers of ELLs to think critically. Check it out!

 

 

 

 

Encouraging Parents to Speak Their Heritage Language With their Children

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Please make an effort to educate parents on how important it is to maintain their home language.  Read more here in Yes, You Will Have Haters. Speak to Your Kids in Another Language Anyway at http://forward.com/scribe/348871/yes-you-will-have-haters-speak-to-your-kids-in-another-language-anyway/

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Linguistics Assessment

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Great article about social linguistic assessments.

http://www.sil.org/language-assessment

Caution: Hand Gestures May be Offensive

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Reposted from Laura Raegan’s blog.

What’s New in Politics Regarding ELs?

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          http://www.usnews.com/dims4/USNEWS/b67b07e/2147483647/thumbnail/27x31%3E/quality/85/?url=%2Fcmsmedia%2Fa4%2F4a853fc5fefcf0845c1a9ac58570c9%2F6977FE_PR_080923associatedpress.jpg  By JOSH LEDERMAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

“WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is planning to expand a program to let would-be migrants from Central America apply for refugee status before they attempt to come to the U.S., Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

The office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees will now conduct initial screenings to see whether migrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala may qualify as refugees eligible to come to the United States legally.

“I am pleased to announce plans to expand the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program to help vulnerable families and individuals from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, and offer them a safe and legal alternative to the dangerous journey many are currently tempted to begin, making them easy prey for human smugglers who have no interest but their own profits,” Kerry said in a speech at the…

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