Posted on November 27, 2019
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.
Posted on November 10, 2019
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:
Posted on November 03, 2019
What are the cultural divides within our countries? How well can we ever understand one another across those divides? A Filipino poem about an indigenous boy, published in this month's Words Without Borders, grapples with this question and hints at the risks of looking at another human being as if he is "a fish/ in an aquarium."
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?