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9 Stories for Pride Month

Posted on June 02, 2022

Man carrying Puerto Rican flag in San Francisco Pride parade. By Steven Damron, 2013. (CC 2.0 licence, image has been cropped and color-optimized.)

According to GLSEN's 2017 National School Climate Survey, only one in five LBGTQ student ever sees positive representations of queer life in classroom readings*. This June is the perfect time to remedy this imbalance with relevant, compelling literature that spans the globe and showcases the diversity of LGBTQ lives. You'll find links to that literature, along with tools for teaching and learning, below.

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"Learn until you're old:" 10 Chinese Idioms for AAPI Heritage Month

Posted on May 25, 2022

The Chinese idiom "Nine cows and one strand of hair" means . . ? (Image by Amber Kipp on Unsplash.)

Pop quiz: What does the Chinese idiom "Nine cows and one strand of hair" mean? If you don't yet know, you're not alone—non-English cultures can sometimes get short shrift in U.S. schools, but that is slowly beginning to change.

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A Lens on Japan

Posted on May 04, 2022

Adapted from a short story by Haruki Murakami, the Academy Award-winning Drive My Car, depicts the special relationship between a grief-stricken stage actor and his young chauffeur. Watch the trailer for the film below, and discover more Japanese stories of love, loss, and the power of art with these selections from WWB Campus' Japan unit:

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