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First Strike In 30 Years… I’m An LAUSD Teacher. This Is Why We Are Striking.

by Joseph Zeccola My pregnant wife coughed and wheezed on Saturday as she fed strike signs into the laminator while fighting off a cold. I punched holes in our signs, handed them to her and trimmed each one as they … Continue reading

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With Different Eyes – Marjorie Faulstich Orellana Keynote

A conference about English Language Learners. Held at UCLA, every year in November. This year’s conference (2009) theme is What’s Language Got to Do With It. Parts 1 and 2 of Marjorie Faulstich Orellana’s keynote address.

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A Conversation with Janet Goodwin, Applied Linguistics, UCLA

In Janet Goodwin’s classroom, small talk can be just as important as correct grammar. A lecturer in the Department of Applied Linguistics and TESL since 1986, Goodwin uses video clips of conversational language to instruct international teaching assistants in the … Continue reading

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