Tag: PTM

“Who You Be?”: Welcoming in the Language of Critical Love

And I love myself(The world is a ghetto with big guns and picket signs)I love myself(But it can do what it want whenever it want, I don't mind)I love myself–Kendrick Lamar, “I” How do educators of culturally and linguistically diverse students create space for them...

All Englishes Matter

The exclusive or predominant use of inner-circle Englishes in English language teaching (ELT) materials creates and perpetuates myths about the ownership and legitimacy of English. It maintains the hegemonic structure that privileges inner-circle Englishes. “But teacher, he speaks with an accent!”My memories sometimes take me...

Poetry in Motion

Poetry has been written and celebrated both as artistic expression and as a form of civil disobedience.Some overarching questions to consider include, how do these poems disturb what could be perceived as peace? How do they address issues of resistance, equity, and acceptance? More importantly, how do they instill confidence and value in one’s culture and language? SAY MY NAME ...
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