Singular “They” & Latinx: Talking to Students About Gender-Inclusive Language

I try to use gender-inclusive language when possible in my own speech (though I'm definitely still working on it!), but, until recently, I had never talked with my students very directly about the topic or taught an entire lesson about it. Over the last couple of years, I’ve been more intentional about using gender-inclusive language …

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Book Recommendation: “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You”

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests, I’m trying to do more to explore how I can become more anti-racist in my teaching. I’m hoping to write more about this topic in future posts, but I wanted to start off with a book recommendation. I recently read the book Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by …

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Teaching in the Time of Coronavirus: How Should We Talk About It In Class?

The only thing people are talking about right now is coronavirus. And it seems pretty much the same with my students. Many of them want to share the latest news they heard or talk about what it was like when they went grocery shopping and couldn't find any toilet paper or discuss any of the …

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