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Valuing Our Students Means Valuing Their Language

Do your students use a lot of slang? Does it bother you? You’re not alone. We teachers often see ourselves as defenders of intellectualism, and language is the vanguard of that defense. We see slang as yet another example of society’s decline, our unstoppable march toward know-nothingness, along with Snapchat and celebrity driven culture. This view […]