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Books del Sur started well before it's founder Heather Robertson-Devine filled out incorporation paperwork in Wisconsin in 2009.  It started when she met a foreign exchange student, Ignacio Munoz at her high school and then ... the story continues to be influenced by amazing people along the way. Read more about it here.

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Books del Sur's Owner, Heather Robertson-Devine writes to communicate information with YOU to improve multilingualism in the United States. Explore the topics and content by starting here!

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Today I celebrate May Day by reflecting on the dismantling of Wisconsin's Teacher's Union and an excerpt of my chapter in Why We Teach Now, edited by Sonia Nieto.

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This article shares my experiences using virtual games with English Language Learners. This article was originally published in the WIDA Focus on Technology Bulletin in October 2014.

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This weeks Positive Thinking Thursday is a quote not from someone "famous", but a recent Milken Educator Award winner Josie Igielski. I can proudly say that two of my friends and colleagues have won the Milken Education Award for their excellent contributions to education. Both Deb and Josie are extremely passionate about education. Josie, the most recent award winner (just yesterday) has dedicated the last three maybe four years to an outdoor classroom at Lincoln Elementary. She had a vision for a walking path and a classroom space, so that our urban students could learn about the outdoors through experiencing...

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