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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 . By Jinnie Spiegler, Director of Curriculum at...
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...
Kindred Spirits Guest Post: Mindfulness Is Really About Attention and Impulse Control Training
Denise Nobile, founder/educator of Youth Nation Yoga, is a registered children’s yoga teacher (RCYT), a certified Mindful Schools educator, and an...
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...
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...
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