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Immigrant Generations

Have you been busy calming your young people’s new school or classroom jitters?  In my senior citizen circles, this duty falls to grandparents as well as parents and school staff.  It can be even more frightening or puzzling for students … Continue reading

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Recognizing Words . . . Reading Stories

Being illiterate was frustrating!  In Japan last May, I could not read package labels in grocery stores and pharmacies, follow the directions posted on street maps, or understand the background information displayed on many museum exhibits.  Japan’s written language is … Continue reading

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