I have previously written about the unique challenges of flying as a Muslim. This week, I heard a fantastic interview with the musician “The Narcicyst” aka Yassin Alsalman, a Canadian hip hop artist whose family’s originated in Iraq. Alsalman was detained for 5 hours US border patrol at the airport in Toronto. You may be thinking – ok, so what, lots of people are stopped at the border? But this particular Canadian is a popular musician who wrote a song called “Phatwa” and made a music video ABOUT being stopped at the US border.
Information about “The New Americans” documentary and how it can be used as a learning tool.
Reflections on Career Transitions in International Education during times of unemployment and/or underemployment.
I am one of those people who listen to radio stations in languages that I don’t speak – to me, it offers an opportunity to explore different sounds, figure out a few words, and hum to some good music. While I have taught ESL in the past, I had not come across this brilliant video. […]
Experiences teaching ESL and information on the ESL conference in March 2010 in Boston.