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Goal Setting During Uncertain Times: How Educators Can Help Students Look Forward

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis When it comes to goal setting, I would typically advise that people face forward instead of looking back. However, 2020 threw us … Continue reading

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Service Learning During the Pandemic: One Teacher’s Perspective

By Isaiah Moore When I was younger, my friends and I had a favorite spot to play. Behind our local grocery store, there was a steep hill that provided a ton of fun. We would pick a few discarded boxes … Continue reading

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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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Combatting Hate Speech in Our Schools

By Stephanie Filio, author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Your school has a zero-tolerance hate speech policy. How should administrators react to the following? A student who recently moved from Vietnam isn’t … Continue reading

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Minute Meetings for Reaching Every Student

By Stephanie Filio Raise your hand if you will be teaching school digitally. Raise your hand if you will be teaching students on a hybrid or elective schedule. Raise your hand if you will be teaching 100 percent of students … Continue reading

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