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BURNING QUESTIONS PART 2 OF 3
Authentic Audiences: Can I Get a “Like” for That? This is part two of a three- part series explaining how BAM (burning questions, authentic audiences...
Celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day in September
Federal Courts’ Naturalization Ceremonies are Living Civics Lessons Easy way to fulfill the congressional mandate for schools to observe Constitution...
Teaching 9/11: Using Oral Histories as an Avenue to Compassion and Understanding
Julie A. Broihier
Teaching about 9/11 can be difficult for many reasons. It is an emotionally and politically charged event, and for many educators, especially in the...
Strategies to Engage Students with the Study of Endangered Cultures
In this post, Cleary Vaughan-Lee, Education Director for Global Oneness Project, explores the importance of studying endangered cultures in the...
The Great Thanksgiving Listen
Join StoryCorps and 50,000+ educators from around the country working to make The Great Thanksgiving Listen a holiday tradition What if your students...
Make Your Vote an Educated One
It’s election season again, and with it has come encouragement and admonition from all angles to “just vote!” Celebrities, teachers and politicians—...
I am an unafraid educator
Mary Cathryn Ricker
I became a teacher to make a difference in people’s lives. And I’ve never met another teacher who didn’t feel the same way. This is why National...
Teaching the Election Results Is a Shared Responsibility
David J. Bobb, Ph.D.
Congratulations, America, it’s Election Day! If you’re like a majority of Americans , you are elated that this one is almost over. And if you’re a...
10 WAYS YOUTH CAN ENGAGE IN ACTIVISM
Our country has a long history of youth-led movements that brought about significant social change. Young people have advocated for child labor laws...
49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child
Written by Renee Jain, Chief Storyteller at GoZen! Anxiety Relief for Kids It happens to every child in one form or another – anxiety. As parents, we...
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