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What Is a Guide-O-Rama? Students often need assistance with reading text. A guide-o-rama helps the students navigate an assigned text, providing...
Visitors view the eternal flame in the Hall of Remembrance at the US Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC on March 19, 2015.
Teaching the Holocaust and Distance Learning Whether you have returned to the classroom, are embracing a hybrid model, or are entirely virtual, we...
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Supporting Educators with First Book This school year looks different than any other and that can be stressful and worrisome for both educators and...
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By Emma Humphries and Lora De Salvo Poignant moments for teaching controversial issues arise when students reveal how an issue has affected their...
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New School Year, Unprecedented Challenges Even as most students and teachers have returned to class—whether in person, virtual or hybrid—some...
By Lahoma “Sue” Parton I am a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and, as president of the Federation of Indian Service Employees, I speak on...
Marking the 233rd Anniversary of Constitution Day September 17, 2020 marks the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17...
Distance Learning and Creating a Culture of High Expectations Creating a culture of high expectations is challenging, especially in a remote...
By Corinne Lyons As an educator, not only do I teach my students how to read — and how to “read to learn” — I am a counselor, judge, defense counsel...
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Natural Disasters and the Struggle for Equity Hurricanes, fires, tornados and other natural disasters often painfully reveal the discriminatory...