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Maestra and the Cuban Literacy Campaign Last night, I screened a moving documentary, Maestra, a film about the 1961 Cuban literacy campaign. Cuba made ambitious, aggressive efforts in 1961 to eliminate illiteracy. I say ambitious because the goal was to … Continue reading

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Spelling is Fundamental

“Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” ~~ Jewish Philosopher Maimonides~~ Back in the day, there was a catchphrase, Reading is Fundamental, which … Continue reading

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