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By Christina Bartolomeo Fun Halloween Activities and New Tricks for Treating Your Students Halloween may be a little different this year—but you can...
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The Great Thanksgiving Listen: Experience History Firsthand I have spent the last 26 years of my life as an urban educator in the heart of Chicago...
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Framing the Importance of Democratic Participation and Civic Education As a lover of the Constitution, I get giddy during election time. I read...
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Teach with COVID-19 Podcasts As we continue to mark milestones in the coronavirus pandemic, our understanding of the illness and its impact on many...
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The Importance of A Tiered Support System: Part One of a Three-Part Series Now, more than ever before, schools are charged with understanding the...
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Celebrating New Citizens and Voting The day an immigrant becomes a U.S. citizen is always a proud and exciting occasion. But this year, there’s even...
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By Primrose Cameron You’ve all seen it: the Zoom sessions hour after hour, until many students are “zoomed out” from desperately attempting to find a...
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Teaching for Racial Equity and Justice As students nationwide have joined the fight for racial equity and justice, many educators are engaging...
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Podcast Civics Lessons for the 2020 Election The November 2020 election may be one of the most consequential in U.S.history. The election offers an...
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans...