Keeping Your Child or Student From Falling Behind — The Hiccup in Glasses

This is an article I wrote for school as part of my internship in the English department. I was looking up information on education and education reform and found a gem of a video that I decided to build from. “For education majors and parents, here’s a great TEDTalks video on the state of our […]

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How to Be a Responsible Foreign-Language Learner and Speaker — Academic Exchange

August 25th, 2016 As participants in the 2016 Many Languages One World essay contest, we had to submit an essay on multiculturalism and multilingualism. Writing about multiculturalism and multilingualism is a tough and broad task, but what we can do, as individuals, is write about our own experience. As a student in Chinese department and […]

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The only 4 apps and websites you need to learn a new language (and they’re all free) — CW/S

Knowing a second language is fun. The process of learning a second language isn’t always fun, but in the end it is extremely rewarding. Over the years I tried so many different apps and websites, below you’ll find a list of apps and web based tools that I love and personally use almost every day when it comes to learning a foreign language.

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What can we learn from Louisiana floods?

Last week we saw shocking pictures of Louisiana drowning under floods caused due to incessant rains and inadequate drainage system. More than 20,000 people had to evacuate their homes and fight to keep their heads above the water quite literally. Experts are considering Louisiana flooding as the worst natural disaster to hit our country after hurricane Sandy. Continue reading “What can we learn from Louisiana floods?”

How To Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom for Refugee & Migrant Students — Heart of a Teacher

I had an interview last night with Shelly Sanchez for her BamEd Radio show. The topic was The Teacher Challenge: Strategies to help migrant and refugee students feel comfortable in the classroom. It’ll be aired in a few weeks, but after doing the interview I had a chance to reflect on our conversation. I told Shelly that […]

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Personal Writing Topics for Back to School — Ms. Dickson’s Class

Personal writing is a good way to get to know students a little better (and safer for certain students than many ice breaker activities.) Another bonus to using personal writing at the start of a year or semester is using these initial writing activities to better gauge where students are at in writing and narrative […]

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Top 10 Grammar Basics to Master Before Taking the ACT or SAT — Oxford Tutoring

Basic grammar may seem like common knowledge to students in the 10th – 12th grades. However, it might surprise you to know that many of our high school students come to us having not reviewed their beginning grammar since elementary school. That is why our English ACT or SAT preparation always starts with a basic […]

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