Tag Archives: inclusiveness

Using Micro-Affirmations with Students

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW A few years ago, I worked with a student who used a nickname, and I assumed that she liked this nickname. Then one day, while doing a group activity with students, the topic of “liking … Continue reading

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How Children Learn Bias

By Stephanie Filio Bias does not stem from fact, so the concept can be abstract and difficult to grasp. Bias is the manifestation of deeply rooted connections our brains have made between our experiences, things we are told, and grouped … Continue reading

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Approaches to Working with Students from Poverty

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. This … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk: How Allies Can Support LGBTQ Students on National Coming Out Day

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  We’re fast approaching National Coming Out Day (October 11)—when LGBTQ folks everywhere celebrate who they are by affirming their identities, some for … Continue reading

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Identifying and Supporting Gifted Students from Underserved Communities

By Dina Brulles, Ph.D, coauthor of A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Form, Manage, Assess, and Differentiate in Groups Cesar, a first grader, scored a 92 percent on the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT2). Although he did … Continue reading

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