Engage families for anywhere, anytime learning

Engage families for anywhere, anytime learning.via Engage families for anywhere, anytime learning. Wow, if I ever need to remind myself why I ran after school computer enrichment programs, advocated for a smarter computing culture in our city, and am currently running an in-home tutoring program, supplemental classes, and being a “teacher without borders,” I just […]

Read more! On lists, labels and limits for ‘African women’s writing’

Inspired by Dele Meiji Fatunla and Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed‘s list of 50 women writers they believe ‘everyone’ should read, I’m hoping to complete their list of recommendations in 2015. It includes exciting developments in publishing over recent years, as well as many of’the classics’ of Heinemann’s African Writers’ backlist. I’d describe myself as a keen reader, borrower and purchaser of…

Gate A-4

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Gate A-4 By Naomi Shihab Nye: Wandering around the Albuquerque Airport Terminal, after learning my flight had been delayed four hours, I heard an announcement: “If anyone in the vicinity of Gate A-4 understands any Arabic, please come to the gate immediately.” Well— one pauses these days. Gate A-4 was…