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11 Creative Thinking Prompts to Build Classroom Community

Adapted from Creative Thinking In a Jar® We’re a few weeks into the school year, and before you get sucked into DEVOLSON (the dark, evil vortex of late September, October, and November), recapture some of that new school year sparkle! … Continue reading

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How to Connect Virtual and In-Person Students

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Two years ago, we learned to search for unique student needs in our schools. Last year, we learned to reach students learning … Continue reading

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6 Ways Educators Can Create Safe Spaces for Students of Color

By Isaiah Moore I first noticed it in retrospect. In my second year of college, while writing a proposal to my city advocating for better youth programming as a strategy to thwart teenage homicide, I thought about the variables that allowed me … Continue reading

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How Educators Can Use Social Media for Good

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Social media has taken on a Shakespearian role in our lives in which we love it and we hate it simultaneously. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Enter to Win the Together in Our World Series!

This month we’re giving away the complete set of Together in Our World books. This series addresses issues children might hear about in the news and may not understand. In a straightforward and kid-friendly way, these picture books explain tough … Continue reading

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