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Educators You Might Not Have Heard About
You might not have heard of these “educators,” but trust me when I say I learned more from these deep thinkers than I have from most education...
The Technology Band-Aid
Most people who know me are aware that I use technology in my classroom, but until this blog, I’ve never talked much about how important I consider...
What’s in a Name? Everything.
Throughout my life, people have mispronounced my name more times than I can count. For me, it never felt like a purposeful slight. Yet, over time, I...
Kindred Spirits: Responding to a Call to Action: How do you #TeachSDGs?
#5 Blog of 2017 Several months ago, Tricia Baldes and I had the wonderful good fortune of connecting with a kindred spirit on Twitter. Social media...
"13 Reasons Why" Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators
National Association of School Psychologists
Republished with permission from the National Association of School Psychologists Schools have an important role in preventing youth suicide, and...
Kehkashan Basu—2016 International Children’s Peace Prize winner
©KidsRights, photographer Marije Kuiper It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Kehkashan Basu, our first guest writer for Kindred Spirits...
Teaching Social Justice Through Film - "Zootopia" by Amber Chandler
#2 Blog of 2017 Don’t you just love when things fall into place? That is exactly what happened to create this mini-unit on social justice using the...
Listening, but not hearing
A few years ago, I was eating dinner with a colleague at a restaurant in Seattle after a long day of filming (we don’t actually use film anymore) for...
50/50 Day is May 10th - Sign up Today!
Have you ever wondered how many elected women presidents or prime ministers there have been in the world? Ten, 20, 40? Please hold your guess for a...
Kindred Spirits: Poetry Frontiers & Frameworks
Kindred Spirits: Poetry Frontiers & Frameworks Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko declared, Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers, and Article 19...
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