sliding glass doors (via Fledgling)

This should be passed around to every blog. We should all open our minds and embrace each others cultures.

Whenever I give a presentation, I cite Rudine Sims Bishop's argument that children's books should serve as a mirror, a window, and a sliding glass door.  Students are quick to answer when I ask them to explain the difference between a mirror and a window: the former shows you your reflection, and the latter lets you see inside or outside (though in the right light, a window can also function as a mirror).  We talk about walking down the street in … Read More

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