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Parents, Prepare to Begin the New School Year NOW

Parents, if you have school-aged children and you already know the school that they will attend for the upcoming  year, then you can begin preparing both your child and yourself  now-before the 1st day of school. 1,240 more words

Education Management

Dear White People

Dear White People,

How can I even begin to make you understand what this weekend’s events in Charlottesville made me feel?

How can I describe the terror I felt, the goosebumps on my arms, whenever a new picture surfaced of angry, bitter, screaming men wielding torches and Nazi salutes? 936 more words


Language Advocacy Project

No quiero que se acabe el verano… but… 

I actually really enjoy writing lesson plans and syllabi, so I’m happy to get started! One of my teaching goals for this year is to rethink some of the projects and assessments that I’ve been hanging onto since I was a teaching assistant to be sure that they follow the objectives of leading towards proficiency and cultural literacy. 335 more words

Spanish Teaching

Thur Tools and Tips: Improving Cultural Competence

This week, we’ll be sharing a few tips on improving cultural competence.  This is a crucial part of our globalized workplaces, and a key for companies and individuals who what to stay on the cutting edge.  335 more words


Today's AM Forecast: Seeds of Wisdom

It’s been a lazy morning on an overcast day. I’m compelled to write for a number of reasons, but I’ll simply weave the first part of this story as follows. 1,607 more words


Approaching Cultural Competence for Adult Students in the Spanish Classroom

I’m a professor of Spanish at 2yr college in Wisconsin, and have 10+ years teaching Spanish, culture, literature, and advocating for the humanities in any way I can. 748 more words

Spanish Teaching