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Carlo’s Story

When I first arrived in the United States, my obstacles to making friends were primarily cultural. Coming from a truly multicultural society, it was hard adapting to a culture where people divided themselves according to historical ethnic backgrounds. Having had … Continue reading

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Black is…The Meaning of Color in the Classroom

I introduced alliteration and color association for poems and when we discussed black, the second graders said stuff like berries, birds, coffee, and when I did it with the third graders, they said sad, bad, evil, ugly, storms, chaos, etc. … Continue reading

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