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Home & Shelter Issues month final SUMMARY

The month is over, but the resources live on right here! Resources by theme Certain themes, inter-related of course, seemed to resonate through Home & Shelter issues month. Discussions were accompanied by a lot of easily accessible online resources. This page is a collection of many of these, grouped by inter-related themes. For the complete […]

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Home & Shelter Issues Month Mid-October Summary

Home & Shelter Issues Month so far…     Homelessness has been a recurring topic this month, as in this poignant 4:30 clip about a poet, befriended on the streets of Sao Paolo, who finds home and shelter in a deep sense after nearly 35 years living on his urban “island”. See video and full […]

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Bill Templer

Homes of the ‘Others’ : Lessons in Class and Ethnic Barriers and Difference

An interesting question to explore with students is what other ‘homes’ outside their family they have ever been inside, how often and why.  Of their friends, for example, and who their friends are. Many students everywhere have never been inside the home of the local ‘Others’.  In Israel, most Jewish citizens have never been in […]

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Home and Shelter Issues Month: How You Can Participate – SHARE HERE!

How you can participate October 2014 is IATEFL Global Issues SIG special event – Home and Shelter Issues Month! For the second year in a row, we are holding a month-long online event. This is an asynchronous event, developed with the aim of sharing ideas about teaching English with a conscience, this year through the […]

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Home & Shelter Issues Month 2014

OCTOBER 2014 is HOME & SHELTER ISSUES MONTH with the GI SIG! Where do you come from? Why did you come here? Can you describe your house? What is your family like? Some of the questions many of us use as staples in our English classes. And for many of our students the answers are […]

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