Language

October 30, 2016
To the Teacher: Since the victories of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, politicians in the United States have generally avoided making explicitly racist appeals to voters. Instead, they have…
October 11, 2016
To the Teacher: The presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on October 9, 2016, raised some important but difficult issues about sexism and sexual assault. Many students either…
September 11, 2016
BLM Lesson Series Part 2:   "All Lives Matter" versus "Black Lives Matter"   To the Teacher:  The lesson below is the second in a 3-lesson series in which we take a close look at the Black Lives…
October 22, 2014
To the Teacher: As many as 7,000 languages are spoken around the world.  A substantial majority of them are considered endangered. Many of these endangered languages are spoken by indigenous peoples…