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Barbara R. Blackburn 
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Learned Helplessness: Tackling the Challenge Learned helplessness is a process of conditioning in which students seek help from others even when they...
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Supporting ELLs: Demanding Equity Across the country, teachers watched effects of the global pandemic unfold with shock and trepidation. Like my...
Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus: Checking In “How is everyone feeling?,” I asked last Monday as I wrapped up my lesson on the post-World War II...
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Teachers Making A Difference for Special Ed Students “What would Ms. K* do?” was in my playlist of top 10 questions as I was frantically grabbing...
Teaching Through Coronavirus: What I Learned From Week One “Welcome to my apartment, it is also my classroom now,” I joked as my students popped up,...
ELL Support: Recognizing A Critical Need Many new teachers enter the classroom without much formal preparation or student-teaching experience with...
Internet for All: Promoting Equity in Access for Our Students The majestic beauty of the densely forested mountains that surround Saranac, N.Y., is...
Neighbors in Need: CFT Members Answer the Call Teachers across this country were given hours, maybe days, to figure out how to teach their students...
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Distance Learning Ideas: Stay Connected to Your Students Families across the country are adapting to the ever-changing landscape of parenting and at-...
Confronting Anti-Asian Attitudes During the COVID-19 Crisis At a recent online meeting of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, which is...