i like the way the stretch marks on my thighs look human and that we’re so soft yet rough and jungle wild when we need to be…… Read more “To Be a Woman”
Ba Beneen Yoon Senegal! There was no better way to dive deeper into the issues of language and social justice in education than to spend two weeks…… Read more “Ba Beneen Yoon: Until Next Time”
Here I am, sitting on the edge of a fishermen’s boat in the Senegal River in the Saint Louis Region, right outside the village of Mouit. Birds…… Read more “Senegal: leaving me with more questions than answers and I’m okay with that”
“Madame, Madame, Madame!” almost every student calls out while snapping their fingers. The noise is overwhleming to my ears that have been trained to be disapproving of…… Read more “Waax Bi (Oral Language): Speak and be Heard”
At first when thinking about the topic of text I immediately thought of books. I thought of the text that I have access to: poetry, novels, store…… Read more “Bindi Bi: A World of Text”
Learning to expect the unexpected is a valuable skill to have. It allows you to be more flexible in your ideas of what something might look like…… Read more “Agsil: Expect the unexpected”
Fog is a blanket over the mountains outside my window. The sun is pushing its way through, attempting to warm the branches of each tree and the…… Read more “Crossing Language Borders and Barriers…by Train”
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