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The Transformative Power of Language

The Transformative Power of Language
December 2012
Jada Phelps, James Kigamwa, Erin Macey, Marsha Simon, Seena Skelton, and Kathleen King Thorius

This edition of the Equity Dispatch explores how Language should be appreciated and celebrated as a resource to build connections between individuals in the learning community. In being more intentional about the words we use, the rules that structure our dialogic engagements, and our efforts to teach students the hidden rules of language, we can move ourselves and our students toward liberation and empowerment.

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