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    I do a unit on the Bracero program that leads directly into the life of Cesar Chavez with my level 3 students. We read a graphic novel on his life (Worker's rights and human rights). And a unit on gangs in Los Angeles in the 4th year. We read Vida...

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    Many Iowa schools are seeking services for world language courses. Often Iowa schools are only able to secure a local teacher to offer a single language option, usually Spanish. The Iowa Department of Education created Iowa Learning Online,

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    Spanish for Social Justice facebook page and website: From Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning (Calvin College):

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    Adam, Have you checked out Words and Actions: Teaching Languages Through the Lens of Social Justice by Cassandra Glynn, Pam Wesely, and Beth Wassell. It was published by ACTFL late last year and would provide you the guidance you're looking for. ...

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