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Jesuit University professors sign letter...

Sixty-four faculty members from St. Louis University, a Jesuit school in Missouri, have signed a letter to the state House of Representatives opposing legislation to ban teachings about race, gender gender, class and sexuality in public schools. The letter opposes bills like HB 1474 and H.B. 1995which would respectively ban the teaching of Critical Race […]

Taking a Language Learning Course Can Pr...

Growing up, children often enjoy sleeping and watching cartoons as part of their weekend morning routine. It was not a reality for me. Instead, my mother dragged me to Chinese school. When I was five years old, I was enrolled at the Institute of Chinese Language and Culture in Los Angeles, California. My course, section […]

China’s Yutu 2 lunar rover shares a phot

Time-lapse imaging of Yutu 2’s progress through the lunar landscape. (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University) China’s Yutu 2 rover, traversing the harsh environment of the far side of the Moon, has given a view of its path over the past three years. Yutu 2 landed on the far side of the Moon in January 2019 atop the […]

Dickinson County children prepare “visua

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) – Children in Dickinson County prepare “visual letters” to send to children in China. Although language can create barriers, artwork is a universal language, and Michigan State University’s 4-H Extension program wants to use this unifying language to educate future world leaders, empowering them. introducing to new cultures. “A program like […]

SDSU pulls teacher from 2 classes for us...

SAN DIEGO — For the second time in less than a year, San Diego State University has reassigned a teacher for using racist language in class. The new incident involves J. Angelo Corletta tenured philosophy professor who was relieved last week of his duties teaching two classes, one on critical thinking, the other on race […]

FFS under Samson Karebo: Building the bl...

BY ADAGHER TERSOO The recent news of the appointment of DCG Karebo Samson as the new Acting Comptroller General of the Federal Fire Service by President Muhammadu Buhari came as no surprise to many given his record of patriotic and dedicated service to his homeland. . Karebo succeeds former FFS Comptroller General Liman Ibrahim. And […]

The college could take place in the meta...

Higher education in the United States is in trouble. Skyrocketing tuition fees and one student debt crisis threaten to make college unaffordable for all but the wealthy. In order to reduce expenses and control rising tuition fees, American universities are increasingly using temporary professors who underpaid, teach a heavy course load, and often lack job […]

Demetrios Liappas, director of the Caloy...

LOS ANGELES – The Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies at Loyola Marymount University has announced the death of Demetrios Liappas, director of the Center from its founding in 1980 until his retirement. The full statement follows: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Demetrios Liappas on Sunday, February […]

New York to donate $10 million to Asian ...

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Sunday that $10 million will be donated to organizations supporting Asian American communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Funding will be allocated through the Asian American Federation, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, and the China-American Planning Council, and these organizations will distribute the money to […]

The Immortality Problem – JSTOR Daily

Jeff Bezos’ attempt to fight aging through new company Altos Labs has sparked a new round of talk about wealthy techs dreaming of cheating death. But they are not the only ones with this dream. As Chinese literature scholar Fontaine Lien writes, immortality is a theme of stories in many cultures. She specifically examines the […]

San Francisco recall vote fueled by ange...

SAN FRANCISCO — As Election Day approached, a flurry of messages swept through the phones of the Chinese-American community in San Francisco. “Don’t forget to vote,” read a message in Chinese from campaign organizer Selena Chu. “And fire commissioners who discriminate against us and disrespect our community.” The lopsided victory in a recall election on […]

13 Carson City-Crystal seniors earn coll...

The Carson City-Crystal dual enrollment students are, front row from left, Kaden Walker, Ashton Keiffer, Connor Royse, Cole Stone, Rivers Stewart, Kianna Newswanger and Jenna Brown; back row from left are Gavin Gage, Cavanaugh Barker, Zane Forist, Bryce Stanley, Lyvia Halfman and Isabelle Kapustka. — Submitted by MCC SIDNEY — Dual enrollment in classes at […]

Obituary: Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino

Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino NAPLES, Fla. – Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino, 85, died peacefully on the afternoon of January 28, 2022 in Naples, Fla., due to complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was born in Gardiner, September 25, 1936, to Carl W. and Mary (Farrell) Maschino. He had recently moved to Ave Maria, Florida to be […]

Faculty in celebration | University of ...

To launch the first Cynthia Behrman dinners celebrating extraordinary academic and professional achievement, several Wittenberg faculty members were selected to discuss their work. Among them, Shelley Chan, professor of Chinese language and cultural studies; Kristin Cline, John W. Barker Chair in Chemistry; and Lauren Crane, associate professor of psychology. Named after one of the first […]

When Children Smell Danger – Daily Advoc

By Vivian Blevins Collaborating columnist Although we are aware that the harm caused to our children and grandchildren sometimes comes from people they know, we want to be informed of our responsibilities as caregivers to do what we can to thwart the dangers to which our children could be confronted. The first is to recognize […]

Stark State College Teen of the Month: G...

NAME – Gabrielle Harris RESIDENCE – plain township THE SCHOOL – GlenOak High School MPC- 4.575 COLLEGE CHOICE – Ohio State University or Purdue University PARENT – Douglas and Janeen Harris DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS – Attention to detail, attentive, resourceful. SCHOOL ACTIVITIES – Editor-in-Chief of The Eagle (online and print newspaper) and The […]

School, COVID-19 and the Omicron variant

By Mylika ScatliffeAFRO Women’s Health Writer Dealing with COVID -19 has become a way of life. Two years into this pandemic, it still affects almost every aspect of our lives. Work, play and one of the most important aspects – school. Students at all levels have been affected in one way or another. Kids, parents, […]

PSU comics illustrate the reality of stu...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Collaborative storytelling project from Portland State University aims to bring about change regarding the narrative surrounding homelessness through ethnographic cartoons based on PSU students’ lived experience of housing insecurity. In partnership with PSU’s Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative (HRAC), Street Roots, and Independent Publishing Resource Center, the project used research conducted […]

The Pryor Center Presents “”Once Forgott

Photo submitted Obed Lamy The Pryor Center Presents lecture series presented by the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History at the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences continues Thursday, February 3 with a screening of Obed Lamy’s documentary film once forgotten. Lamy will be joined by Margaret […]

New MCSD Virtual Learning Program: Detai...

Years before the coronavirus forced schools to figure out how to teach students remotely, the Muscogee County School District began planning to implement a virtual learning program. Superintendent David Lewis had incorporated this part of his 10-year strategic plan when the MCSD Board of Directors hired him in 2013 from Polk County, Florida. On Tuesday […]

Get to know Dr. Randy Jernejcic, CEO of ...

Share this on: Randy Jernejcic, MD, a healthcare veteran with experience in China, will take up the role of chief executive officer of the first UPMC-run hospital in Chengdu, China, effective February 1. Owned and funded by Wanda Group, a major Chinese conglomerate, the 500-bed facility currently under construction will be the first hospital in […]

District Program to Cover Teacher Tuitio...

Dozens of Santa Fe public school teachers plan to participate in a new initiative to increase the number of educators trained to teach English as a second language or lead bilingual classes. The district allocated $90,000 in federal pandemic assistance last month for the three-year pilot program, which will provide tuition and fee reimbursement to […]

Greyhound graduate student named New Mex...

Lorynn Guerrero, who will graduate from Eastern New Mexico University in May with a Masters in Educational Administration, has been named New Mexico Teacher of the Year 2022 by the New Mexico Department of Public Education. Mexico for his role as an English teacher at the New America School. in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The […]

Teaching and learning have always been a...

CHILLICOTHE – She’s a globetrotter a little passionate about education, languages ​​- and horses. “I often imagined myself traveling the world in one way or another,” said Roberta Milliken. “I had globetrotting grandparents who probably fueled this desire. I never dreamed of being Dean of Studies, but teaching and learning has always been important to […]

The mother tongue of Spanish is the key ...

JOHNSON CITY – Language is what binds everything and everyone together for Pamela Avendaño-Rubi, whose native Spanish language was the key to relationships and opportunities throughout her time at East Tennessee State University. “I was born and raised in Mexico, and it wasn’t until maybe seven or eight years that I first learned English. It […]

Purdue Northwest Appoints New Dean of Hu...

Anne E. Gregory has been named the next Dean of the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Purdue University Northwest, effective January 3. Gregory, according to the announcement, was selected through a national search process. Purdue University Northwest has campuses in Hammond and Westville, Ind. “Dr. Gregory’s leadership in roles similar to both […]

Far-right extremists change their online...

(The Hill) – Domestic extremists adapt their online strategies to push disinformation and conspiracies despite crackdown on social media platforms in the year following a pro-Trump mob attack on Capitol Hill . Online extremist groups and far-right influencers are using more coded language to fill in gaps in the application of moderation to mainstream content […]

UNM lecturer in Arabic receives prestigi...

Senior Arabic professor Heather Sweetser at the University of New Mexico recently received a prestigious honor. The American Council on Foreign Language Education named her National Language Teacher of the Year 2022 in November. (Courtesy of Heather Sweetser) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal Heather Sweetser had just graduated from high school and worked in a […]

Kiowa murals embody Kiowa language, cult...

Editor’s Note: This is part of the 2021/22 Emily H. Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, and the second of the author’s three articles. The role of Kiowa art in the lives of the Kiowa people embodies intangible teachings in our education: our oral histories, our songs and our prayers. Grandparents and other elders share songs, […]

My first semester – News

KENNESAW, Georgia (January 6, 2022) – The first semester of college is a time of transition and growth as students spread their wings and begin to navigate their college careers, discover new interests, and create lasting memories. In recognition of this milestone, we recognize the students who have just completed their first semesters at Kennesaw […]

Duolingo English test receives support, ...

You may be familiar with Duolingo as an app on your mobile phone for learning languages, including English. But the company recently launched an English test that it hopes will gain more acceptance, like the long-established TOEFL and IELTS. TOEFL is an English test from the American organization Educational Testing Service. And the IELTS is […]

Minot Adult Learning Center Expands GED ...

MINOT, ND (AP) – The Minot Adult Learning Center provides a great opportunity for people who want to earn their high school equivalency diploma or learn English at the same time as they study for a certification in certified nursing assistant. Jennifer Kraft, director of the adult learning center, said the center has received an […]

Minot Adult Learning Center Expands Oppo...

By ANDREA JOHNSON, Minot Daily News MINOT, ND (AP) – The Minot Adult Learning Center provides a great opportunity for people who want to earn their high school equivalency diploma or learn English at the same time as they study for a certification in certified nursing assistant. Jennifer Kraft, director of the adult learning center, […]

Montclair program helps Spanish-speaking...

In March, a 25-year-old newly arrived from South America pressed the intercom button outside Montclair High School. He was with his 16 year old brother and managed to make it clear in his limited English that the youngest wanted to start school. Over the intercom, the office staff tried to tell the young man that […]

Raising the bar for teaching African lan...

Although specific to African languages, Magdalyne “Maggie” Oguti Akiding’s The second language teaching approach could be adapted to teach most foreign languages ​​and raises the bar for teaching African languages ​​in the United States with a fast and communication-oriented method that draws inspiration from culture, news and history. Originally from Kenya, Akiding this month earned […]

ECU medical and physiotherapy students o...

Students from Brody School of Medicine and the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University recently spent an evening offering free foot exams and physiotherapy services to homeless residents of Greenville. The effort was part of the annual In Your Shoes Foot Clinic hosted and facilitated by students at Crossroads Community Center, Greenville’s […]

UIC professor awarded for teaching how t...

Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad, Associate Professor of Literacy, Language and Culture at UIC College of Education. Even as a young child in Gary, Indiana, Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad, a former student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, knew she wanted to be a teacher and would bring other children and her together. older brother before her […]

Baton Rouge School Principal Presents Pl...

Speaking to a room full of community and business leaders, Superintendent. Sito Narcisse on Tuesday unveiled plans to radically reshape high schools in Baton Rouge starting next year, turning them all into premier colleges where students can earn up to 60 hours of college credit – enough for an associate’s degree – when they graduate. […]

Exploring the Stories Behind Names to Bu...

Emily Hayden, associate professor of education at Iowa State University, reads in a third-grade class at United Community Elementary School in the spring of 2021. Bigger picture. Ryan Riley / Iowa State University. AMES, IA – “What’s your name? This question permeates everyday conversations, whether it’s chatting with a neighbor or meeting a new colleague. […]

U.S. universities maintain links with Ch...

Dozens of US universities have links with Chinese universities conducting defense research in support of Beijing’s military build-up, including work related to the country’s nuclear weapons program, according to a new report released on Thursday. . The partnerships are part of a larger effort by China to leverage its access to U.S. research institutes to […]

UWEC professor receives award for LGBT a...

Dr. Josh brown, professor of German and linguistics, was the recipient of the 2021 UW-Eau Claire Poorman Prize for outstanding achievements on behalf of LGBT people. The award is presented annually to an individual on each of the UW System campuses who have worked to create and advocate for a safer and more inclusive climate […]

ASU student overcomes speech difficultie...

December 8, 2021 Editor’s Note: This story is one in a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates. Oumar Sulayman loves linguistics so much that he sometimes corrects his American friends’ use of English – perhaps unexpectedly, as English is one of Sulayman’s second languages. As an Arabic teacher at the School of International […]

Ministry plans to release TOCFL update i...

BEST QUESTIONS: The education ministry says the test steering committee will review the database of questions and improve their quality By Rachael Lin and Wu Po-Hsuan / Journalists The Education Ministry plans to upgrade the Chinese as a Foreign Language Test (TOCFL) by revising and improving the test question database before releasing a new version […]

South County Events, December 5

Town Halls: Chula Vista, 5 p.m. Tuesday; Coronado, 4 p.m. Tuesday; National city, 6 p.m. TuesdaySchool Boards: San Diego Unified School District, 5 p.m. Tuesday National City Hosts Kimball Celebration The City of National City hosts its annual holiday celebration, “A Kimball Holiday,” from 2 pm to 9 pm on Saturdays at Kimball Park. Enjoy […]

Dallas teacher to lead international for...

Middle school teacher Akash Patel learned early in his career that students were excited when he described his own travels, such as times he encountered elephants or sea turtles. He found that sharing his passion for travel broadened the students’ worldview. Now, after working to connect his classroom with those in other countries, he has […]

A resurrection of the indigenous languag...

Ernest Siva, 84, is one of the last oral historians of the indigenous Serrano language. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times) When Ernest Siva was a boy in the Morongo Reservation in Riverside County, he listened to the music and stories of his ancestors, who had lived in Southern California long before the land was […]

Modern language: teaching online student...

Teaching students how to self-assess their writing in terms of focus, organization, and development is a tall order, but incredibly important. Fortunately, the online classroom provides the opportunity to use word processing tools to refresh writing instruction and create a practical skill that student-writers can use in their college life. Students self-assess when they describe […]

Newspaper gives Thanksgiving gift to fam...

Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Parents and young children will find a special gift when they open the Albuquerque Journal on Thanksgiving Day. A bilingual book, “Charles Reads / Carlos Lee”, written in English and Spanish, will be inserted to offer families a little extra something to do together this holiday weekend. The short story […]