In groups of four, one of us began to tell a story about how we became who
we are - until another member of our group interrupted to say “That reminds
We read through Abuela’s Greatest Gift by Janel Martinez (from the
collection of Latinx Writers Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed), and then went out
for a walk in pairs to discuss the gifts we have received from our ancestors.
We made lists of those gifts, and then returning inside, we worked in small
groups to combine our lists into collage poem performances.
THE POWER OF A ROOM
presentations and conversations from Institute participants
In honor of Habla’s commitment to peer to peer teaching and
learning, Habla Teacher Institutes set aside time for participants to
present to each other their most promising and emerging new