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The language we use is the language we teach

This article by Scott Farver highlights the need for self-reflection on the language that educators use in classes and the unintended effects it might have on learners. From a peace education perspective, it’s worth considering what words we use, knowing particularly that learners of language will also pick up those expressions.

via Hey, Guys! Language Is Important in Teaching.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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