Toni Theisen, award winning educator, talks with Norah L Jones about culturally-responsive teaching, providing equitable access for students of all cultures.
Akash Patel, educator and founder of Happy World Foundation, talks with Norah L Jones about how directly connecting youth to individuals around the world develops the empathy to transform lives.
Maria del Pilar Garcia, educator, author, and founder of Pillar of Dreams, talks with Norah L. Jones about following dreams, overcoming obstacles, and inspiring and empowering others to do the same.
Sheri Spaine-Long of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) talks with Norah L. Jones about the innovative ways the organization creates a powerful support system and vital communities in challenging times.
It’s About Language guest Lisa Fore provides insight into the connections of all humanity through seizing opportunities to reach out in respect to other languages and cultures.
It’s About Language guest Ines Lormand makes a compelling case for language-learning in general, and early childhood language classes and opportunities in particular.
It’s About Language guest Edgar Serrano guides us, through stories and reflections, to reframe perceptions about ourselves, others, and the world.
Sharing this small meditative gem from Maya Angelou on the power of exposure to languages and cultures, so critical for our times.
It’s About Language guest Dr. L.J. Randolph explores how language, identity, and social justice are inextricably linked.
This week’s guest, Dr. LJ Randolph, shares the need for and approach to connecting social justice and language learning and use.
This week’s guest, Dr. Adrienne Jones Daly, challenges our ideas around standardized languages in education and society.
It’s About Language guest Dr. Adrienne Daly challenges us to break away from the assumption that there is “one right way to speak or write.”
It is critical that we reflect right now in our country’s life on the role and power of language and words on the behavior and beliefs of individuals and groups.