Culture

Without Active Listening, Students Fall on Deaf Ears

Rumi in the Language Classroom Series Vol 2 (See Vol 1 of the series here.) One of the Rumi’s poems...

The Future of Adult Language Travel – 2020 and Beyond

A new survey of 246 agents and 111 language schools across five regions taken in July by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) and has revealed that...

The Weaponization of English

In his 1971 hit, Marvin Gaye laments “make me wanna holler, the way they...

Few U.S. Hispanics Have Heard of Latinx, Even Fewer Use It

According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, only 23% of U.S. adults who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino have heard of the term...

Rumi in the Language Classroom: Diversity of Knowledge & Teaching

Rumi in the Language Classroom Series Vol 1 Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, also known as Mawlana "our master" and more popularly as Rumi,...

Celebrate World Emoji Day

2020 marks a decade for experiencing emojis, and July 17th is World Emoji Day. In 2010, Unicode made the decision to codify Emojis - giving them international...

Hip-Hop Informs the Education Classroom in New Book

Professor Edmund Adjapong, program director in the Department of Educational Studies at Seton Hall University, has published the second volume in a...

Dismantling Racism: Working from the Inside Out

America is crying everyone’s tears. Crying because of all she stands for—the freedom, liberty, and opportunity that has not been genuinely extended...

Scrabble Removes Racial, Ethnic Slurs From Official Word List

On Wednesday, the North American Scrabble Players Association announced that derogatory language would be removed from the game's official word list. The decision comes after an online...

Spanish U.S. Anthem Highlights Hispanics’ Role in COVID-19 Battle

The Nonprofit organization We Are All Human Foundation (WAAH), which seeks to celebrate and promote diversity and inclusion, commissioned a brand-new recording of the national anthem as...
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