For Teachers

We All Count: Intercambio’s Census Outreach Work

In March 2020, with the support of the Colorado Health Foundation, the Rose Community Foundation, and the Community Foundation Boulder County, Intercambio hired one of our former students, Gabriela Monge, to conduct census outreach. In collaboration with a county-wide effort to reach “hard-to-count” populations, she worked closely with other Cultural Brokers across Boulder County to […]

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Solidarity: Creating Connections to Uplift Communities

Intercambio stands in solidarity with the Black community against racial discrimination, violence, and injustice.  The fight against racism is inextricably linked with  our efforts to create safe and uplifting communities and bonds for immigrants and refugees.  We have seen how racism and systemic oppression unjustly impact our immigrant students, and how COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted […]

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Teacher Tip – Conversation time

Students need a chance to practice informal conversations during class. This is especially true for students at level 3 and above. Try to set aside five or ten minutes during class to have a real conversation with your student(s). Here are a couple of ideas to get you started Chat informally with your student at […]

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Teacher Tip – Starting Class

As we head into a new year, many teachers and students are diving back into classes, and many are starting new terms. Here are some tips to ensure that you get off to a great start in 2021 – whether you are teaching in-person, or online! Teaching one-on-one: Introduce yourself and provide a contact number. […]

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