Words

Photo: Library Cow (Some rights reserved) Word = a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing Two Words All in Always on Move on Rescue dog Sources say Thank you Walk away Three Words Build back better Do not disturb Expand your horizons Get in touch Go for it Make a copy Mark the …

September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay Key Linksunesco.org/commemorations/accesstoinformationdayun.org/en/observances/information-access-day Questions = Preguntas What information would you like access? = ¿A qué información le gustaría acceder? = Auf welche Informationen möchten Sie zugreifen? = A quelles informations souhaitez-vous accéder ? = Vilken information vill du ha tillgång till? 2021 Decade …

Photography

Photo: Vegas Stardust Sign at Neon Museum (Some rights reserved) Photography = the practice of taking pictures (Fotografía = la práctica de tomar fotografías) We need to talk about digital photography. What works and what doesn’t. PlanetaPlaneta.com highlights our fave photographers. We also encourage conscious travel / responsible travel ethics. That said, the objectives of …

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Poster (Some rights reserved) Let’s preserve, revitalize, and promote Indigenous languages. The United Nations has declared an International Decade of Indigenous Languages (Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas), 2022-2032. Hashtag: #ILDecade Everyone can play a role in protecting and valuing Indigenous languages. The decade-long spotlight begins in 2022! Local and global action plans are being …

Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog, Oaxaca (Some rights reserved) Starting with defining and popularizing ‘ecotourism‘ and ‘biodiversity’ in the 1990s, Planeta.com explores our living language, from weasel words to buzzwords to academic lingo. In the case of these Roofdog posters, the buzzwordy questions are posed in the thought bubbles of a dog. When included in …

Sign Language

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Sign languages use the visual-manual modality to convey meaning. Language is expressed via the manual signstream in combination with non-manual elements. Sign languages are full-fledged natural languages with their own grammar and lexicon. Elsewhere on the Webwfdeaf.org – @WFDeaf_org Embedded Tweets WikipediaSign language Planeta.com

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster made with Wordclouds.com Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz builds on early presentations in the late 1990s/early 200s: upgrading your world. addressed to practitioners and allies of eco / conscious / responsible / sustainable lifestyles and travel. The quiz is maintained to assist friends with the ever changing digital platforms for communication and collaboration. …

International Literacy Day is September 8

Poster (Some rights reserved) September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay HistoryUNESCO declared September 8 International Literacy Day as a way to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities, and societies. Observations and celebrations take place around the world. Planeta.com is curating this twitter moment: twitter.com/i/events/1566929821845692416 Key Linksunesco.org/en/days/literacy-dayEducation 2030: Incheon Declaration and Framework …

Native America Calling

Logo Recommended listening Native America Calling – nativeamericacalling.com – is a live Monday-Friday, call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet, and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the USA and is designed to improve the quality of …

Bookstores

Photo: Writers Block (Las Vegas) (Some rights reserved) Bookstore = a store where books are sold Also see: bookshop Questions What are your favorite bookstores? = ¿Cuáles son tus librerías favoritas? What is a bookstore you have not visited but would like to? = ¿Qué librería no ha visitado pero le gustaría visitar? HeadlinesShould we …