Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The Early Bird Gets the Program

As the faculty in the San Marcos evening program gear up to hold their once-a-semester ESL Recognition Night event, their program for the event is ready for all to see, enjoy, and perhaps feel inspired enough to tell each other to come and check out the event.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Better Vocabulary Through A.Word.A.Day

Anu Garg, one of the Web's most persistent wordsmiths, offers a word a day by email. If you are disciplined enough to check online daily, the website is here: http://wordsmith.org/words/today.html. A recent article by Dr. Debra Josephson Abrams reintroduces Anu Garg to us, then describes how she is inspired by his A.Word.A.Day to create an integrated skills activity that engages students in a fun and collaborative way. You can read her article here: http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/puzzling-for-learning-a-crossed-stick-a-cross-tick-acrostic/education.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Upcoming ESL Recognition Night

Featuring: a guest speaker, student speakers, and more!
This is an event organized by the faculty in the San Marcos evening ESL program. All are invited to it. Click here to download the flyer.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Family Institute This Friday


To download and distribute the flyers, click here.


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Checking Out a Bias

A set of more than a dozen Implicit Association Tests, IATs for short, have been helping people be aware of their microaggressions and hidden biases, even those who claim to be free of all prejudices. These tests are both easy and fun to take, but each test is like an important magnifying glass that we need to know that elegant potted plant of ours has spider mites.

Check it out here: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html