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18 Tips to Increase Culture in the Classroom | Child Central Station

18 Tips to Increase Culture in the Classroom | Child Central Station | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
18 Tips to Increase Culture in the Classroom http://t.co/XVUDowrt via @AmyAatCCS & Child Central Station #diversity #respect #tolerance...
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Knowing the Principle Parts of English Verbs Is Not Enough.

Knowing the Principle Parts of English Verbs Is Not Enough. | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
English Conjugators
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100 Great Translated Children's Books from Around the World

100 Great Translated Children's Books from Around the World | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
100 books for kids of all ages, all in translation!
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Can this document help revitalize the Tututni Language?

Can this document help revitalize the Tututni Language? | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The answer is yes. This document can play a critical role in the revitalization of Tututni. Tututni is a language that is currently undergoing a revival. It is part of what is referred to as the Southwestern Oregon Athabascan Languages (SWOAL) including Tututni, Chetco, Coquille, Umpqua, Galice, Applegate, Chast
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California Passes Game-Changing Ethnic Studies Bill

California Passes Game-Changing Ethnic Studies Bill | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The modest bill may play an outsized role in expanding the field.
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De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children: Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds

De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children: Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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This Mayan-Language Film Is The Best Thing In Theaters Right Now

This Mayan-Language Film Is The Best Thing In Theaters Right Now | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Bustamante recalled being taught Kaqchikel as a child but told not to speak it in public to avoid bullying; he described theatergoers in Guatemala laughing at the dialect when “Ixcanul” was first released. “[People] feel the language is part of the past and not part of the progress we have made in the country.”

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Bustamante recalled being taught Kaqchikel as a child but told not to speak it in public to avoid bullying; he described theatergoers in Guatemala laughing at the dialect when “Ixcanul” was first released. “[People] feel the language is part of the past and not part of the progress we have made in the country.”
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Threatened By Rising Seas, Alaska Village Decides To Relocate

Threatened By Rising Seas, Alaska Village Decides To Relocate | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Rising sea levels have eroded Shishmaref for many years. Now, the Inupiat Eskimo village has voted to move. One resident told NPR that it's a matter of protecting their unique community.
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The decision to move as a community means the traditions and the language of that community have more of a chance to survive.
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Home Page Top Stories

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NPR delivers breaking national and world news. Also top stories from business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture. Subscribe to podcasts and RSS feeds.
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The Digital Divide between Latinos and Whites is shrinking.
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CurlFest Celebrates The Beauty Of Natural Hair

CurlFest Celebrates The Beauty Of Natural Hair | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
CurlFest is an annual festival in New York City that celebrates the beauty of the natural hair community. Thousands gathered at Prospect Park for a da
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Everyone, celebrate your natural hair! 3rd year of CurlFest.
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One Of The Nation's Poorest Districts Has Found A Way To Help Immigrant Students

One Of The Nation's Poorest Districts Has Found A Way To Help Immigrant Students | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Schools are under federal pressure to translate for immigrant families.
Here's how one of America's poorest school districts is trying to find a solution.
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Oxnard School District Funds Writing Camp - Ventura News - Edhat

Oxnard School District Funds Writing Camp - Ventura News - Edhat | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The Oxnard School District is funding a summer writing camp for English language learners in partnership
with the South Coast Writing Project of UCSB.
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Powerful Project Lets Men, Women And Children Become Frida Kahlo

Powerful Project Lets Men, Women And Children Become Frida Kahlo | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In "Todos Podem Ser Frida," photographer Camila Fontenele de Miranda explores what it means to channel the spirit of Frida Kahlo.
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Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Whistled language is a rare form of communication that can be mostly found in locations with isolating features such as scattered settlements or mountainous terrain. This documentary above shows how Dr.

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Celebrities read the poem 'What They Took With Them' to support refugees – video

Celebrities read the poem 'What They Took With Them' to support refugees – video | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Oscar winner Cate Blanchett leads a cast including Keira Knightley, Stanley Tucci, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jesse Eisenberg and Kit Harington in performing the film which UN refugee agency UNHCR released to support its žWithRefugees petition. The poem was written by Jenifer Toksvig and was inspired by the stories and testimonies of people fleeing their homes and the items they took with them
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National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages | To help endangered language communities find and utilize their linguistic archival sources from archives located in the D.C. area.

National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages | To help endangered language communities find and utilize their linguistic archival sources from archives located in the D.C. area. | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Here's Why There's Nothing More American Than Speaking Spanish

Here's Why There's Nothing More American Than Speaking Spanish | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
If you thought Spanish was a foreign language in the U.S., think again.
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Immigrating Into English

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“The trouble began when I decided to be dangerously ambitious. Which is to say, I decided to write a poem.”
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Ocean Vuong, poet, writes about his education and how he became a poet.  (Vietnamese background).
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New Survey Sheds Light On What It's Like To Be A Latina At Work

New Survey Sheds Light On What It's Like To Be A Latina At Work | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The results were telling.
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Ancient Mayan languages are creating problems for today's immigration courts

Ancient Mayan languages are creating problems for today's immigration courts | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The day Vinicio Nicolas found out whether he would be allowed to stay in the United States, and hopefully far from the gang trying to recruit him in Guatemala,
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Segerstrom instructors help English-learners build skills through art

Segerstrom instructors help English-learners build skills through art | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Alejandro Cruz took the stage with a white chef's hat atop his head. He was ready to act in his pizza shop scene Wednesday in front of his peers, about 20 students bound for eighth grade this fall.
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The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group | Kate Clanchy

The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group  | Kate Clanchy | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The long read: When Kate Clanchy began teaching the children of refugees, she sought out those silenced by trauma and loss. Their weekly sessions released a torrent of untold stories
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Latina Artist Celebrates Her Natural Hair And Curves In Empowering Comics

Latina Artist Celebrates Her Natural Hair And Curves In Empowering Comics | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Crystal Rodriguez said she hopes her comics will inspire others to "shake out their curls and dance bachata half naked."
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Hair is political. Through comics, she inspires others.
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In Wealthier School Districts, Students Are Farther Apart

In Wealthier School Districts, Students Are Farther Apart | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Black and Latino students in economically prosperous cities are grade levels behind their white peers.
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Turkish people are talking with whistles, and it’s challenging how we think the brain works

Turkish people are talking with whistles, and it’s challenging how we think the brain works | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The fascinating language translates each syllable in Turkish into a separate tone of whistle.
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