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Gun Violence in the United States
Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events
Me Too Movement
Women's History Month
Tips to Ensure Online Safety and Summertime Fun
National Cyber Security Alliance and ConnectSafely.org
Internet Safety Month offers the unique opportunity to remind kids with more free time and families gearing up for getaways to STOP.THINK.CONNECT...
Teaching an ethics course in a ruthless year
It is both a terrible and wonderful time to lead an ethics class. Last fall during the run-up to the presidential election, we had daily reminders of...
Great Reading Lists are Sparked by Kindred Spirits
Summer break means summer reading! The two of us – Jess and Tricia - have been comparing lists of books we have “on deck”—meaning they are on the top...
Five ways to integrate social and emotional learning in your classroom
This blog was originally posted on AFT's Schoolhouse Voices on May 16th, 2017 As a longtime Cleveland teacher, I’ve been involved with our school...
When class discipline falls apart, circle up
This blog was originally posted on AFT Voices on May 15th, 2017 It was going to be one of the classes where getting anything done was going to be a...
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...
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...
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