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Short-term ESL Program held by EMU in Lancaster school district

Eastern Mennonite University students connected with English language learners in the Lancaster school district for a two-week project. See more at EMU News.

Restorative Justice in Education

In her blog post, Kathy Evans writes about caution needed in the trend towards restorative justice in educational settings in the United States. While recognising the significance of more schools implementing restorative approaches to discipline, she asks about the extent to which schools are nurturing restorative justice values. If “[r]estorative justice is as much an … Continue reading

Leadership, Authority and Being “Bossy”

Another provoking analysis from the blog “Linguistic Pulse”shows the gendered nature of the use of the word “bossy.” Continue reading

An Analysis of “Who is articulate?”

This article presents an interesting analysis of the use of the word “articulate” in relation to racial prejudice in the US. Continue reading

Stats on Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is becoming a common term in peace education in schools, particularly in the United States. Continue reading

Creating a Peaceful School Conference 2014

Former gang member turned peace educator Victor Rios is the keynote speaker for the Creating a Peaceful School Conference to be held in California, USA on February 1, 2014. Continue reading

The language we use is the language we teach

This article highlights the need for self-reflection on the language that educators use in classes and the unintended effects it might have on learners… Continue reading

Dual-language classroom a model for building peace through language

In this article and video from Education Week, native Spanish speakers and native English speakers in San Jose, California, USA learn together… Continue reading

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