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The Stories of Home

Daniel Wicks’ poem, A Voice to Tell Stories¬† capture how a family’s stories are not only an integral component of a young child’s learning, they keep the family’s history alive.¬† Share this poem with your school community and invite community … Continue reading

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Using the Poems and Songs of Home Language as Anchors for Literacy Learning

The potential of using home language as an entry point to school literacy learning is an important topic for a professional learning conversation. Home language is situated in the heart of a community.¬† The vocabulary, structures, and rhythms of one’s … Continue reading

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