I've always said that I should make a tumblr for my students to access links/photos/ideas/articles that I discover online and that are relevant to their class. I teach grammar, literature, and 1st year writing classes.
The title of this tumblr is a quote from Samuel Beckett's play, Waiting for Godot.
When we read Huck Finn, we will be talking a lot about racism. This article clearly shows very sad instances of racism currently still alive in America today, as well as people’s lack of reading comprehension skills. I think it’s an appropriate read for those of you in our Lit class who have read the Hunger Games books/seen the first movie.
This is terrible, but the club’s reason for doing it are interesting. It’s about a Republican Club at Berkley University selling cupcakes at “discounted” rates to people based on their race or gender. The club is doing to bring awareness to the school’s consideration on figuring these things into their acceptance policies.
This is an online news article that contains an interesting video as well as a photograph. Check it out.