Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sounds Interesting…Sarahi Almonte

Sarahi Almonte is poet, a writer and a performer. Sarahí has performed at colleges and universities, as well as, conferences and events. Her work focuses on what she calls, “her wholly trinity” (Latina, Lesbian, Woman); embracing the struggles and blessings … Continue reading

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Modern Family on Twitter

For this week, you will be responsible for finding an article about Modern Family, paying special attention to what is being said about Sofia Vergara who plays Gloria in the show. You should use a URL shortener such as http://goo.glContinue reading

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Apps for WordPress.com

You can post/comment using other devices other than your computer… and therefore not wait until the end of the semester to participate. Here are some of the (free) Apps for WordPress you can use: http://en.support.wordpress.com/apps/

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UConn Winter in Oaxaca, Mexico (Study Abroad)

“The beautiful city of Oaxaca is being adorned with new and beautiful avenues like Porfirio Díaz Avenue, with new buildings like the school of the same name; and the improvements are occurring without interruption not only in the capital, but … Continue reading

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With Curtis Acosta after the Precious Knowledge talkback session.

With Curtis Acosta after the Precious Knowledge tallback session.

It was pleasure meeting to Mr. Acosta he is truly an inspiring man, and its really sad to see his curriculum no longer being put to use. Interesting enough he is now teaching Hip Hop. Tangent aside, how do you guys feel highschool students are impacted by “Ethnic Studies”? Should socialist, fascist, and/or communist texts be banned at the highschool level? Is it more or less American to educate students based on ethnicities?

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Anna Lidia Vega Serova “Vengo a ofrecer mi corazón” (event)

The Department of Literatrues, Cultures & Languages, El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean& Latin American Studies & Women’s Studies invite you to a conversation in Spanish with the Cuban writer Anna Lidia Vega Serova “Vengo a ofrecer mi corazón” Monday, … Continue reading

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The High Price of Teaching Latino Students About Their Heritage (event)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 4:00pm-6:30pm                                                                                                                                                                      Classroom Building, Room 102    Guest speaker: Curtis Acosta, Tucson AZ high school teacher. “The High Price of Teaching Latino Students about their Heritage: Curricular Success and Political … Continue reading

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How to Insert PowerPoint (via SlideShare) to Course Blog

This video will show you how to save your PowerPoint for your discussion to SlideShare and upload it onto our course blog: http://screencast.com/t/ZayGV3ofi9g If anyone knows an “easy” way to embed this video onto our blog, please let me know!

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