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Folium: It Takes A Classroom To Learn The Family Language via NPR

… Connect: NPR/CodeSwitch: It Takes a Classroom To Learn The Family Language. … Throughout the United States, there are children of all ages that struggle with their cultural identity due to the suppression of the “heritage language” that their parents or grandparents speak. These kids grew up listening to, watching, or even being spoken to by extended […]

Folium: How Cross-Cultural Dialogue Builds Critical Thinking and Empathy via KQED

Folium: How Cross-Cultural Dialogue Builds Critical Thinking and Empathy via KQED

… Connect KQED: How Cross-Cultural Dialogue Builds Critical Thinking and Empathy … Cross-cultural implies comparison of two or more cultural groups including international, interfaith, interethnic, or interracial. Cross-cultural dialogue is the study of how members of different cultural groups perceive and/or engage in dialogue. Something that concerns author Katrina Schwartz is that students and teachers need […]

Writing Resources: How to Write Thesis Statements

Writing Resources: How to Write Thesis Statements

Writing Resources: How to Write Thesis Statements DEVELOPING A POINT OF VIEW (A THESIS STATEMENT…): After studying all of the assigned readings, find or develop one major argument that you can discuss in greater detail in your paper. An “argument” can be defined as a major point of view, or an interpretation of the film […]

Writing Resources: How to Prepare a Critical Review of Cultural Cinema

Writing Resources: How to Prepare a Critical Review of Cultural Cinema

Writing Resources: How to Prepare a Critical Review of Cultural Cinema WORKING WITH THE MATERIAL: Make sure you know your material inside and out! Follow these guidelines: Find a nice quiet place and time to view the film. Turn OFF your phone. No calls, texts, internet. Send the kids/roommates to another room. Remove ALL distractions […]