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Kindred Spirits
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Happy New Year! Having a kindred spirit to bounce ideas off of is such a joy. Tricia and I were able to spend some quality time during the winter...
Patrick Cook-Deegan
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By Patrick Cook-Deegan Over the past decade, I have had the chance to ask thousands of teenagers what they think about school. I’ve found that the...
As an English teacher, I love a good story. As a believer in a higher power, I hope to one day see how the individual strands of our lives are woven...
This article was originally published on November 27, 2017 on the Anti-Defamation League website and can be found here . By Jinnie Spiegler, Director...
Anti-Defamation League
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This article was originally published on the Anti-Defamation League website and can be found here . By Jinnie Spiegler, Director of Curriculum at...
The Giver is one of my favorite books to teach because—to put it bluntly—it has a lower Lexile reading measure (760) than many books although it...
Denise Nobile, founder/educator of Youth Nation Yoga, is a registered children’s yoga teacher (RCYT), a certified Mindful Schools educator, and an...
Hour of Code
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Pop quiz! I want you to take a moment and think about the courses that are required for students in K-12, and then why they're required. OK. Quiz...
American Federation of Teachers
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By Juanita Douglas I have spent the last 26 years of my life as an urban educator in the heart of Chicago. My goal has been the same each year:...
Amber Chandler
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Did you ever notice that those #ThankfulThursday posts all over social media don’t list flat tires, burned dinners, or failed lessons among the...