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Winter Holidays: December Dilemma or Teaching Opportunity?
This article was originally published on the Anti-Defamation League website and can be found here . December is a festive time of year because so many holidays are celebrated by people from different...
How to Build Resilience in Students Who Don’t, Won’t, Can’t Read
The Giver is one of my favorite books to teach because—to put it bluntly—it has a lower Lexile reading measure (760) than many books although it covers topics that are anything but simple: utopia/...
Kindred Spirits Guest Post: Mindfulness Is Really About Attention and Impulse Control Training
#1 Blog of 2017
Prep for the Hour of Code, December 4-10
Hour of Code
Pop quiz! I want you to take a moment and think about the courses that are required for students in K-12, and then why they're required. OK. Quiz over. Have your list? Good. Now, I think if we all...
Great Thanksgiving Listen transforms students from consumers to creators
American Federation of Teachers
By Juanita Douglas I have spent the last 26 years of my life as an urban educator in the heart of Chicago. My goal has been the same each year:...
Thankful For Challenges
Did you ever notice that those #ThankfulThursday posts all over social media don’t list flat tires, burned dinners, or failed lessons among the...
Embracing Difference In The Classroom
As you well know, teachers do more for their students than just academic instruction. Every day they assemble young minds to field ideas and help...
Microconsumers of Information
You’ve heard of microcredentials, and of course we have all been micromanaged at one point or another, but have you heard of microconsumers? I won’t...
Indelible Impressions Jonathan Todres
We are certain that being English language arts teachers has helped illuminate how much a kindred spirit Jonathan Todres has become to us. However,...
The Right of Children to Attend School, Regardless of Immigration Status
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
At their best, our nation’s public schools provide an equal opportunity for every child of every background to learn, grow and succeed. Now more than...
Students’ Right to Protest the Pledge and National Anthem: Advice for Supporting Young People
This article was originally published on October 3, 2017 on the Anti-Defamation League website and can be found here . In August 2016, then-NFL San...
The Flexible Approach to Social and Emotional Learning
With all of the mandates (often unfunded), standardized testing and public scrutiny, it is easy to see why teachers retreat into a “this is how we do...
Time to Bring Kindness to Middle Schools
Middle School Kindness Challenge
A quality education for all students includes numerous factors from equitable funding to well-rounded curriculum. But there’s another piece of the...
Orlaith Staunton with Katie Gould
https://sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/sick-tick%E2%80%94tori%E2%80%99s-story-289676 For Sepsis Awareness Month this September, the American...
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