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Famous Speeches and Speech Topics

Famous Speeches and Speech Topics This website includes extracts, passages or lines from speeches by famous motivational speakers such as politicians, presidents, sportsmen, royalty and other influential people from many different walks of life. The Famous Speeches and Speech Topics include interesting motivational, persuasive and inspirational speeches. The text to the Famous Speeches and Speech […]

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Becoming a Multicultural Educator: Developing Awareness, Gaining Skills, and Taking Action (Howe & Lisi)

So excited, finally, after years of work on it, our textbook on multicultural education is due to be published by SAGE in January of 2013 – Becoming a Multicultural Educator: Developing Awareness, Gaining Skills, and Taking Action (Howe & Lisi).

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Tiger Moms and the Model Minority Myth

from Rethinking Schools Summer 2011 Some months ago, Yale law professor Amy Chua wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal that set off a media and cultural firestorm. Titled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” the piece’s outlandish assertions about Asian immigrant parenting hit the requisite rounds on the 24-hour news cycle. Though the media […]

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Imperial army war vet haunted by horrors in China

WITNESS TO WAR Imperial army war vet haunted by horrors in ChinaBy NATSUKO FUKUE Staff writer 23rd in a series Repentant executioner: Ichiro Koyama is pictured in his Imperial army uniform. COURTESY OF ICHIRO KOYAMA Ichiro Koyama’s schedule is filled with lectures, talks and interviews. The 88-year-old, a former soldier in the Imperial Japanese Army […]

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An excerpt from Heart Mountain introductory film “All We Could Carry”

The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and commemoration of the site where nearly 14,000 Japanese Americans were confined during World War II. The Foundation’s ongoing efforts to teach the lessons embodied by the historical site represent a collaboration between citizens of Wyoming, scholars, former internees and […]

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chinese workers “excised” out of amc’s transcontinental railroad drama hell on wheels

Aug 4, 2011 chinese workers “excised” out of amc’s transcontinental railroad drama hell on wheels Last week, TV critics got a look at AMC’s upcoming original series Hell on Wheels, an epic historical drama about the building of the Transcontinental Railraod and the tent city that moved along the railroad as it was built. That […]

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Four Reasons Why Finland’s School Are Better than Ours

America’s latest school report card jump-started yet another wave of panic that our students will never be able to compete on the world stage.The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s release of its annual Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) study, an international comparison of educational performance, placed U.S. kids in the incredibly average group.   […]

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We Are One: Remembering Martin Luther King’s Struggle for Labor Rights

Published on Truthout (http://www.truth-out.org) We Are One: Remembering Martin Luther King’s Struggle for Labor Rights Monday 4 April 2011 by: Michael Honey , History News Network [3] Martin Luther King Jr. on the march to Montgomery, 1965. (Photo: Eliel [4]) “It is a crime for people to live in this rich nation and receive starvation […]

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The Most Dangerous Man in America Teaching Guide

The Most Dangerous Man in America Teaching Guide Teaching Activities. Zinn Education Project. 2010. 100 pages. Eight lessons for use with the documentary film about Daniel Ellsberg, the Pentagon Papers, the Vietnam War, and whistleblowing. Download Teaching Guide PDF. This 100-page teaching guide, prepared by the Zinn Education Project for middle school, high school, and […]

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