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Requirementsfree25 June 2019

While there is much freedom in the teaching of the IB Language A: Language and literature course, it’s not a free for all. The IB does list specific requirements for both the study of literary works... more

Political Cartoons 19 June 2019

In “Cartoons for Change," David posts about the cartoons of Liza Donnelly from The New Yorker, and how she tackles gender roles through this medium. This post builds upon that foundational work. more

Learning Identities: The Politics of Learning and Living with English13 June 2019

As individuals, we grow up speaking a language or languages. It is generally agreed that we are hardwired to speak. Simultaneously, the language we learn is the outcome of complex and ongoing negotiations... more

Learning Identities: The Politics of Learning and Living with English13 June 2019

As individuals, we grow up speaking a language or languages. It is generally agreed that we are hardwired to speak. Simultaneously, the language we learn is the outcome of complex and ongoing negotiations... more

Authentic assessment9 June 2019

This site is currently under construction! This notice will be replaced by quality content before August of 2019. more

Just Do It - Protest! 6 June 2019

On September 3rd, 2018, former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted a photo of an advertisement for Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. The advertisement exploded.... more

Just Do It - Protest! 6 June 2019

On September 3rd, 2018, former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted a photo of an advertisement for Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. The advertisement exploded.... more

Just Do It - Protest! 6 June 2019

On September 3rd, 2018, former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted a photo of an advertisement for Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. The advertisement exploded.... more

Prior Perspectives: Language, Gender, and Power30 May 2019

Each of us is enculturated. This is a lifelong process in which our identities are formed. Through enculturation we learn many things. Not least, perhaps, we learn gendered identities of what it is to... more

"I, too, sing America": 5 Significant Michelle Obama Speeches - Communication23 May 2019

When the Obama era came to a close in the United States, much was made - and rightly so - about his abilities as an orator. Websites and newspapers were ranking his top speeches, comparing them to J.F.K.,... more