#HISDLangSOW Language School of the Week Participants Part 1

We want to congratulate every single school that participated in our #HISDLangSOW Language School of the Week campaign! Earlier this year, our department launched a Language School of the Week […]

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Engaging culturally and linguistically diverse parents and families

Source: Multibriefs Exclusive By Erick Herrmann Parental and familial involvement in schools has long been known to increase academic achievement and long-term success for students. Research points out that students […]

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81-year-old Native woman creates dictionary of her tribe’s language

Source: Feministing http://feministing.com/2015/11/10/81-year-old-native-woman-creates-dictionary-of-her-tribes-language/ Meet Marie Wilcox, an 81-year-old great-grandmother and the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language. The Wukchumni are believed to have numbered 50,000 before colonizer contact, but […]

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