What’s in a name? Well, any teacher can tell you how important it is to get children’s names right. And any student who has had her or his name mispronounced can tell you how it affects their preparedness to learn–at least in the moment. Mispronouncing students’ name is not a neutral thing. It is often a key moment where cultural differences between teachers and students first appear. Speaking of keys, check out this sketch by comedy duo Key and Peele. They nail the rub. Oh, and that’s Key as in key and Peele as in peel. 😉
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