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thank a hero
Join Us to Thank A Hero! May 3 kicks off two weeks of important celebrations, and we need your help! I don’t know about you, but I have an incredible...
student voting
When We All Vote: Elevating the Critical Importance of Participation In the last election, only 1 in 3 young people eligible to vote did so. When We...
Supporting Students with Special Needs in Uncertain Times “ Kasserian Ingera ?” is a common greeting among male warriors of the Masai people of Kenya...
young boy smiling
Educators Working Together to Help Immigrant Students For many immigrant and undocumented students and families, neighborhood public schools have...
identifying civic issues
Challenging Civic Issues in the Age of Coronavirus Late last night, a new wave of COVID-19 connected immigration news began to crash to shore. On...
social emotional and remote learning
Social Emotional Curricula and Remote Learning We are now four weeks into the remote learning experiment ( time may vary depending on where you teach...
Coronavirus Digital Classroom: Putting Family First This week my AP U.S. History eleventh graders and I began to face the reality that this strange...
Supporting Students During Ramadan: The Role Teachers Play Ramadan is a month in the Islamic calendar when Muslims observe fasting from sunrise to...
Parent Perspective —or lack thereof— from a full-time working Mom who’s also trying to facilitate distance learning. As I’ve reflected over the last...
Distance Learning Tips: Students Offer Advice on Acclimating This year, as school shifted abruptly online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I scrambled...