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An Insidious System

Students who come from privilege – in language classrooms and in all American classrooms – continue to be trained in schools for their roles as

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Play and Speech Output

It takes approximately 400 repetitions for our brains to make a new connection, unless it’s done through play, in which case it only takes 10

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Drawn by an Echo?

This was written and posted here in 2016: Are Sauk, Latin, Myskoke, Chickasaw languages asleep or is there something more going on? It’s easy to

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On Testing

Assessment instruments like common assessments and formative tests that require memorization destroy our students’ sense of self-confidence in the language. Who says that they have

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Narcissism 

A person with whom I used to work – until I cut her off in 2018 – tried to use me as her intellectual supply

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