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Teaching Uyghur Poetry: Updated with breaking news

Posted on November 16, 2019

This summer, Words Without Borders Campus published a post on teaching the poetry of Tahir Hamut, an ethnic Uyghur (pronounced we-ger) poet and filmmaker who is living in exile in Washington, D.C. following the Chinese government's large-scale repressions of Uyghur Muslims. The New York Times just published a leaked government archive that sheds new light on these repressions, and we have updated the post, below.

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In NYC? Consider This Workshop

Posted on November 10, 2019

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This Thursday, November 14, the English Language Arts Committee of the UFT will be hosting a workshop on deepening students' reading, writing, thinking, and collaboration:   

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New "Teacher as Researcher" grants from the ILA

Posted on October 28, 2019

Interested in finding out about the impact of global literature on students' understanding of current events? Curious about how the latest educational theories hold up in practice? Or is there another research question you're eager to explore in your classroom? 

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