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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

Health And Wellness

A letter in solidarity with Seattle teachers by Rethinking Schools

The following is a letter in solidarity drafted by Rethinking Schools editors and staff:

Dear Seattle Education Association,

Rethinking Schools editors and staff express our solidarity as you go on strike for better schools for your students along with their families and for just compensation and working conditions for your members. 199 more words

Seattle Education Association

We Always Say "Los Bori": Grove Hall Library Features Summer Spot Poets

Boston Public Library‘s Grove Hall branch is air-conditioned, but that wasn’t why I headed over there on a 90-degree late July afternoon. I went to visit the branch’s teen center in order to see the brand-new display of work from my… 127 more words