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YES! For Teachers 13h
In my classroom, I introduce readings that focus on the transformative effect of communities rather than individuals. Read about why Michelle Kinney doesn't teach the Hero's journey.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 13
The teaching of history has been too straight. A new Illinois law says it's time to tell the whole story.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 12
How then can we focus on New Year’s goals but still allow ourselves some grace? Here are three simple acts to get us started.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 10
A new lawsuit will challenge the University of California system's use of the SAT as a requirement for admission — arguing the test is deeply biased and provides no meaningful information about a student's ability to succeed.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 9
Jen Regan, 37, left her full-time teaching job in 2017 to spend more time with her family, a move that was made possible by the sizeable side-income she pulls in by selling curated classroom resources online.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 8
The rise in perfectionism is especially troubling because it has been linked to an array of mental health issues, especially for students.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 7
At Glenview Elementary School, dialogue circles are part of a program aimed at building collaboration, respect, and positive behavior among students.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 6
All Tacoma high school students — roughly 7,900 total — will be offered a free ORCA card.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 5
New teaching methods focus on building up students from all backgrounds and undoing generations of discrimination and erasure.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 3
Roughly 300 students walked out of Beacon on Monday to protest its high-stakes admissions process, which they said has exacerbated segregation in the nation’s largest school system.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 2
Researchers are studying how movement helps children with special needs improve social communication and motor skills.
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YES! For Teachers Dec 1
In time for the holidays, a perfect response for put-downs and power plays at the dinner table.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 30
Schools across the U.S. are wrestling with how to prevent themselves from becoming the site of the next tragedy. Many schools are turning to highly visible "hardened" security measures.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 29
A growing number of companies are boycotting Black Friday and instead sharing their messages of mindfulness with the world.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 28
The gap between colonized and colonizer can be bridged, although it will take a lot of work on the part of both.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 27
Struggling to find ways to implement more justice in holiday celebrations? Real Rent Duwamish has this "placemat" resource to get started.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 26
We all have closely held beliefs that form the basis of much of our thinking and actions. What does it take to shift them—and how can others facilitate the process?
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YES! For Teachers Nov 25
Finding connection and engaging face to face is important social change work—especially during holiday gatherings.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 24
“[Native American Heritage Month] allows for us to remind [non-Natives] that we are still here, living here, despite their attempts to make us like them,” says Redner, the Phoenix Indian Center CEO.
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YES! For Teachers Nov 23
Teaching about Thanksgiving in a socially responsible way means that educators accept the ethical obligation to provide students with accurate information and to reject traditions that sustain harmful stereotypes about Indigenous peoples.
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