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Ample research over the years has shown that a blanketed approach to education could hinder the educational as well as the social and emotional...
Even though you may not see them, the parents or guardians of your students are in your classroom every day. As primary caregivers, they influence...
Last week, we saw several hate-inspired incidents that have shaken our nation. Many are worried about the toxic nature of our discourse, the...
For Educators, Parents, Families, and Caregivers On October 27, 2018, a gunman, identified as Robert Bowers, armed with an assault rifle and several...
Teaching Tolerance
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A shooting at a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, synagogue has left 11 people dead. Although we’ve witnessed hate-fueled moments many times before, that...
On Saturday, eleven people were murdered at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue by a gunman who shouted “All Jews must die” as he opened fire...
Facing History and Ourselves
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Plan ahead with this checklist! As you prepare to engage your students with current events, use these ideas and key questions to guide your planning...
Amber Chandler
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It’s not a new idea or anything, as you can read from this 2013 Education Week blog , but this past week, I had a great reminder that using novelty...
Julia G. Thompson
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Education is often ranked as one of the most stressful of all career choices. Emotionally, mentally and physically challenging, teaching is a...
American Federation of Teachers
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Given that nearly one in four school children in the United States speaks a language other than English at home, significant numbers of educators...