power of words

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Amerian Education’s Language & Lies Two-Step: Step 1 – Language

In Henry VI, Part 2, we learned that members of Jack Cade’s group had no intention of helping anyone except themselves. If Dick the Butcher been the Secretary of Education instead a conspirator trying to foment a rebellion, perhaps he would have substituted, “The first thing we do, let’s teach them how to speak” for … Continue reading

Words Do Hurt…And Help

There are two powerful and important videos circulating on YouTube produced by youth. The first is a brave and moving film from a vulnerable 8th grader who confronts her bullying by sharing it with us with a plea for awareness that words hurt: The second is a beautiful, powerful, and loving response from a 20-year-old … Continue reading

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