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By Jess Burnquist Current events in our nation are sounding alarms and reminder bells as to why we need to teach the Holocaust. On Holocaust...

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By Deborah Batiste, project director, Echoes...
Facing History and Ourselves
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By Michael Berenbaum, director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and member of Facing History's academic advisory board In April, the New York Times...
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Amber Chandler
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I don’t know about you, but I love stories about authors. I think that when I get a little tidbit about them that I somehow know them, which enhances...
American Federation of Teachers
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This post originally appeared in the American Educator Spring 2018 The struggle is real. Summer learning loss, or the “summer slide,” creates a need...
Learning First Alliance
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By Richard M. Long, executive director, Learning First Alliance Looking out into a classroom full of kids—some alive with curiosity, some tense with...
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Julie Stern
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This blog is Part III of a series on early childhood . People who can self-regulate big emotions and connect well with their peers are more...
Kindred Spirits
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From Tricia Baldes Handwritten notes. Fresh baked cookies. Flowers. Poetry. Doodles and drawings. These are some of the many ways I’ve seen teachers...
Amber Chandler
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There’s a rickety chair near my desk in my classroom. It doesn’t look like much now, but remnants of what once was can be read like an ancient...
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Julie Stern
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Spread the word: The triangle is not the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy. Why does this matter? All good teachers savor “aha” moments—when students...