Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

The Role of Black Male Educators in the Black Lives Matter Movement

By Isaiah Moore “Mr. Moore, I ain’t getting this, man!” The challenge of the inferential cause-and-effect problem along with the accompanying writing prompt dealt a violent blow, knocking the wind of enthusiasm out of his body. The young man’s armpit … Continue reading

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8 Ways Principals Can Support Teachers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Andrew Hawk At my school, we are nearing the end of our third full week of school. Approximately one-eighth of my students elected to participate in school as virtual learners at home. The rest returned to an atmosphere that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Free Spirit’s First Remote Internship, or the Nicest Exposé You’ve Ever Read

By Natalia N. Free Spirit has an active internship program. We invited our summer publishing intern, Natalia N., to write a post reflecting on her experience at Free Spirit. This year certainly has been . . . something, to say … Continue reading

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The Summer’s Blockbuster Horror Film: Virtual Learning

By Isaiah Moore Lately I’m reminded of old horror movies, when the monster finally shows itself. In the nick of time, the pursued escape, running and flinging sweat as they look back for the menacing creature. But in some weird … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Dream Up Now!

This month we’re giving away five copies of Dream Up Now™: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery to one lucky reader. Using simple journal prompts and art project ideas, with plenty of room for writing and reflection, Dream Up Now … Continue reading

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