ibby The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a non-profit organization which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together. IBBY is an non-profit organisation that was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1953. Today, it is composed of 81 National Sections all over the world. Summary of the #Representation in ELT discussion On October 23, 2020, teachers from Ontario and other provinces gathered on Twitter to discuss representation in ELT (English Language Teaching). This #teslONchat was a joint event with the popular #CdnELTchat. The hour-long chat was guest moderated by Tyson Seburn (@seburnt) while Vanessa Nino (@vnino23) kept the questions coming, and Jennifer Chow (@jennifermchow), Augusta Avram (@ELTAugusta), and Bonnie Nicholas (@BonnieJNicholas) from the #CdnELTchat team welcomed participants and kept the conversation flowing. Tyson Seburn is an EAP instructor and Assistant Academic Director of International Programs at New College, University of Toronto. He holds an MA Educational Technology & TESOL from the University of Manchester. His main interest focuses on identity and its various impacts on teacher development.
Windows, Mirrors, Sliding Glass Doors, and Maps - Bookology Magazine “There seems little chance of developing the humility so urgently needed for world coöperation, instead of world conflict, as long as our children are brought up on gentle doses of racism through their books.” —Nancy Larrick“When children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read, or when the images they see are distorted, negative or laughable, they learn a powerful lesson about how they are devalued in the society of which they are a part.” —Rudine Sims Bishop“Perhaps this exclusivity, in which children of color are at best background characters, and more often than not absent, is in fact part of the imaginative aspect of these books.
Native Voices in November: A Booklist for Students, Parents & Educators November is Native American Heritage month. It's a time to share and remember the history of the Native people who were the first people of this land and continue to be an essential and indelible part of the landscape. This land we walk on is Native land. This booklist is not a Thanksgiving booklist.These titles highlight Native voices and stories that will evoke curiosity in young readers to explore and develop a better knowledge and understanding of Native peoples and communities.
Fuse 8 n' Kate (podcast) - Betsy Bird and Kate Ramsey If you are a podcaster, the best way to manage your podcasts on Listen Notes is by claiming your Listen Notes podcast pages. It is a great, free way to engage the podcast community and increase the visibility of your podcasts. Manually refresh the RSS feed to sync up Get a verified badge ( Claimed Be Thankful Without Being Hurtful Teaching Thanksgiving Responsibly This Year I remember learning about the first Thanksgiving in school. Half of the kids in my classroom made paper pilgrim hats.The other half made “Indian” head dresses with feathers. Our teacher gave us pumpkin pie and snacks as our “Thanksgiving feast.” We also made turkey crafts out of tracing our hands. As a fourth grader, I remember believing that the Native American and White colonist relationship consisted of peacefully gathering together to have a jolly time eating turkey and expressing their thanks.
Fuse 8 n' Kate on Apple Podcasts JUN 7, 2020 Episode 139 - Little Man, Little Man Kate gave Betsy a tricky challenge this week. She wanted her to find a book worth discussing that was pertinent to the times in which we live. What is translanguaging? – EAL Journal ‘Translanguaging’ – the use of different languages together – can be a powerful tool for learning … but it can also go against the grain for language teachers who are used to supporting learners to master the intricacies of a single language. In this post, we ask what the research tells us about ‘translanguaging’ and how it can be used to support EAL learners in the classroom. Picture the scene: two students are sitting together, working intently on a handout.
Children's Literature with Negative Portrayals and Stereotypes for Curriculum Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes Book - 2010 Alvin Ho, a series about a young Asian-American boy is applauded for its diversity – especially when juvenile books typically feature Caucasian protagonis...Show more Alvin Ho, a series about a young Asian-American boy is applauded for its diversity – especially when juvenile books typically feature Caucasian protagonists. But the book is overshadowed by inaccurate and stereotypical descriptions of indigenous Native American cultures, which should not be acceptable in a book written in modern times. Traditional native dress evolves into a costume for parties, and other traditions are mocked. Author Lenore Look, has been heavily criticized for perpetuating stereotypes of other cultures.
About Us - Kutsche Office of Local History The Kutsche Office was established with a generous gift to the University from Grand Rapids resident and retired anthropology professor, Dr. Paul Kutsche. Dr. Kutsche dreamed of creating a hands-on history program, and Grand Valley State University’s Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies with its emphasis on both academics and service offered the perfect location where students from a wide variety of disciplines creatively blend knowledge with experience. The Office is located in 324 Lake Ontario Hall on GVSU's Allendale Campus. Learn more about the first decade of the Kutsche Office of Local History in our 10th Anniversary book: Telling the Untold Stories.
Silence is Not an Option - Podcast on CNN Audio New Episodes How To Listen On your computer On your mobile device Smart speakers Explore CNN US World Politics Business EJ1048612 - Supporting English and Spanish Literacy through a Family Literacy Program, School Community Journal, 2014 Family literacy studies have shown that the role of parental storybook reading has an impact on children's success in school-based literacy instruction. However, many children who are English language learners come from homes or cultures where storybook readings are not common practice. The purpose of this qualitative research study explored the effects of an eight-week bilingual family literacy program for Latino, English learning families. Triangulation was assured through multiple sources of data: semistructured interviews conducted with participating parents; parent evaluation surveys; and researcher field notes. During the implementation of the bilingual family literacy program and the analysis of the data, three themes emerged: maintaining the first language, practicing what I have been taught, and the importance of time. Implications for educators are discussed.