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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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On Being a Teacher and an Ally

By Molly Breen Parents and educators have long grappled with whether and how to address difficult subjects with young children. Common concerns include age-appropriateness and a worry of overwhelming children with adult concerns. But truthfully, kids will pick up on … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words: Students Talk About Racism and What They Need from Teachers

By Stephanie Filio Our students are our greatest primary sources, and they offer us more information than we can gain from any professional development session. The only way for us, as adults, to know what students feel, need, and hope … Continue reading

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Talking About Racism to Build Stronger School Communities

By Isaiah Moore I think it’s safe to say that, so far, 2020 is the year of the mask. It’s become somewhat of a popular item in recent months, even blurring the barrier between healthcare and fashion wear for most … Continue reading

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