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En la Clase: Love, Community, & Poetry

This week’s En la Clase post continues to look at ways in which to think, teach, and talk about love in our classrooms.  As I was writing… 720 more words

En La Clase

En la Clase: Teaching About Love Through Immigration

With Valentine’s Day just a little over a week away, today’s post focuses on how to teach about love and social justice. It may not be the typical Valentine’s Day themed lesson, but I think it’s a powerful way to expand upon the ways in which we frame our conversations about love in the classroom. 1,190 more words

En La Clase

WWW: Food, Festivals, and Feelings: Less than a week until Turkey Day!

¡Feliz viernes a todos!

Thanks for joining me again this week! I can almost smell all the delicious foods being prepared at home already! Can’t you? 383 more words

Multicultural Teaching

WWW: Thanks but No Thanks: Creating a November with No Stereotypes

¡Feliz viernes a todos!

As we move into November (I know, I cannot believe it’s November either!), I want to thank all my readers!  This is a busy time in the semester/year so I appreciate the time you are spending with me on Friday mornings.  706 more words

Multicultural Teaching

En la Clase: Rhythm and Resistance~Teaching Poetry for Social Justice

It’s a bit of a celebration here at Vamos a Leer as today marks our 500th post!! It’s been a great three and a half years.  931 more words

En La Clase

Are We Raising a Generation of Wimps?

By Lynda Dell

Often giving in to children is the easiest, most expedient way to avoid a full blown temper tantrum, to turn off the tears, or to make them happy, but it deprives young children of developing coping skills that allow them to bounce back from setbacks. 533 more words

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