So much of learning and teaching occurs through language. The more we understand the contours of languages–not just traditional languages or academic vocabulary but also the casual lexicon of leisure and life–the more we can experience and know about the world. Watch Gabriel Wyner explain the unique role of memories in his process. What kinds of memories do we create with and for our students? I’ll be asking myself that a lot in the coming weeks. If you like the video, check out Wyner’s linguaphilic book for more.