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  1. Jan 2017
    1. said she was forced by her family to marry her cousin's husband because her cousin could not conceive

      this really sucks that you dont have a choice

  2. Oct 2016
    1. another group of immigrant parents voiced the identical complaints about bilingual education

      more and more people complain

    2. vestige

      a trace of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.

    3. the idealistic veneer began to wear away.

      thats good i think

    4. decentralization

      is the process of redistributing or dispersing functions, powers, people or things away from a central location or authority.

    5. The school puts my kids' education in danger, because everything is in English here.''

      I think a lot of parents feel like this

    6. gadflies

      a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly.

    7. condemned

      express complete disapproval of, typically in public; censure.

    1. nonpartisan

      not biased or partisan, especially toward any particular political group.

    2. English from kindergarten through fifth grade.

      they start so early :o

    3. children lose their home language skills, we as educators have a serious problem … fractured communities are created when families can no longer [talk] on a deep level about issues that matter.

      why would they lose their home language skills?

    4. If there’s a disconnect between students’ home identities … and what’s promoted by the school, students are more likely to disconnect, disinvest, and experience educational failure

      i really agree with this, like if people are not motivated then they will not focus well and they will start failing

    5. One Native language just died away because the last man who spoke it died.

      why didnt they just keep speaking the lananguage or like why didnt he pass it on when he died. or like pass it on to his family

    6. Often the teachers in these programs are second-language learners themselves, so not only does a novice teacher need to learn a unique pedagogy and curriculum, she also must master the language to a high level such that she can teach math, scie

      Do they not have first language english speakers then?

    7. This means that teachers spend a lot of time adapting and creating their own materials, including language and content-area assessments.

      This is crazy, especial how long it takes to do all this work

  3. Sep 2016
    1. National Conciliation Party (PNC)


    2. 84 deputies

      a person whose immediate superior is a senior figure within an organization and who is empowered to act as a substitute for this superior.

    3. El Salvador is a republic

      El Salvador is a republic.......the president is voted by the people

    4. guerilla

      a member of a small independent group taking part in irregular fighting, typically against larger regular forces.

  4. online.salempress.com.lacademy.idm.oclc.org online.salempress.com.lacademy.idm.oclc.org
    1. Salvadorans generally wear dark colors and dress conservatively. Timeliness is important, and it is typically considered rude and disrespectful to be late in formal or business situations, especially for a first meeting.

      this is interesting because Americans are very similar to people who live in El Salvador, there are a lot of similarities.

    2. 95 percent of Salvadorans.

      thats a pretty large poplation...

    3. typically modest, with handshakes being the most common.

      this is like america, because our most common is the handshake.

    4. Animals which have disappeared from the country include the jaguar and the crested eagle; endangered animals include two types of bat, the giant anteater, and Baird's tapir. Monkeys, pumas, wild boar, ocelots, reptiles, and several hundred bird species still thrive in the country's mountains and forests, especially where protected by the government.

      oh geez, this is bad and actually really shocking....why are these animals disappearing?

    5. Deforestation

      definition: is the clearing of trees, transforming a forest into cleared land.

    6. Most Salvadorans are Christian. About 57 percent of the population identifies with the Roman Catholic Church, and much of the remainder is Protestant.

      What are the other religions in El Salvador? And how do they celebrate there religion? Like what are there traditions?

    1. occurred to him to claim a Latino identity

      oh i didnt know that

    2. hence many studies showing little or no progress for third-generation Mexican immigrants, said Stephen J.


    3. the Census Bureau has repeatedly altered how it asks the race question, and on the 2010 form, it added a sentence spelling out that “Hispanic origins are not races.”

      Census Bureau repeatedly altered

    4. this is not just a tussle over identity, it is a political battle, too.

      political battle

    5. say the risk in changing the questions could create confusion and lead some Latinos not to mark their ethnicity, shrinking the overall Hispanic numbers.

      oh geez, thats crazy

    6. The 2010 census showed 1.2 million Latinos who identified as black, or 2.5 percent of the Hispanic population.

      thats crazy... i never realized this

    7. who say they feel the sting of racism much the same as other blacks.

      latinos feel like they get the same racism as black people

    8. “But the question is ‘What are you?’ and the answer is I’m white.”

      im white....?

    9. racial distinctions based on 18th-century binary thinking and adapt to Americans’ sense of self.

      racial distinctions, adapt to Americans sense of self

    10. census categorizes people by race, which typically refers to a set of common physical traits.

      Census categorize people by race

    1. UsesExplicitTacitCultural

      Cultural Knowledge: Tacit, Explicit....Universal Uses...

    2. Culture, as a shared system of meanings, is learned, revised, maintained, and defined in the context of people interacting.

      culture is shared and maintained

    3. f we take meaning seriously, as symbolic interactionists argue we must, it be-comes necessary to study meaning carefully. We need a theory of meaning and a spe-cific methodology designed for the investigation of it.


    4. Explicit culture

      explicit culture

    5. he acquired knowledge people use to interpret experience and generate behavior.


    6. cultural knowledge.

      cultural knowledge

    7. cultural artifacts,

      cultural facts

    8. cultural behavior: reading.

      Acquired knowledge people use to interpret experience and generate behavior

    9. cultural behavior, cultural knowledge, and cultural arti-facts

      what ppl do, know, and things ppl make and us

    10. Culture

      Culture behavior, cultural artifacts

    11. The essential core of ethnograph

      people dont completely understand other cultures of people. so its one of the concerns . some innotations are expressed through language.

    12. Ethnography is the work of describing a culture.

      understand another way of life from the native point of view

    13. naive realism,

      almost universal belief that all people define the real world of objects, events, and living creatures in pretty much the same way.

    14. ethnography means learning from people

      Enthrography is when you learn from the people in the culture. You don't study how they are in their culture but they teach you something

    15. nthropologist goes to where peo-ple live and “does fieldwork.”

      anthropologists participate in many activities and things that the culture does.