Tag Archives: talking with teens

A Brief History of Pride Month

By Liz Bergren As June approaches, now is a good time to explore with students the history of Pride month and use this time for education and advocacy. The Stonewall Riots The year 1969 was a pivotal one for LGBTQ … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Support LGBTQ Students on the Day of Silence

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  On April 27, 2018, thousands of students across the country will take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing of LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Getting to the Roots of Gender Inequality and Harassment

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  Students tracking the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are likely to bring those discussions to school and possibly even identify the gender inequalities … Continue reading

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What Gifted Ninth Graders Said About Middle School

By Jim Delisle, Ph.D., author of Doing Poorly on Purpose: Strategies to Reverse Underachievement and Respect Student Dignity This post was originally published January 17, 2018, on MiddleWeb. For many years, I was a tenured university professor of education. Sure, … Continue reading

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Expanding the #MeToo Conversation: Discussion Prompts for Tweens and Teens About Gender, Boundaries, and Respect

Adapted from Questions & Quotes for Girls In a Jar®. The recent #metoo conversations and the increasing number of sexual assault allegations in the media bring attention to the questions of where and how we are talking with tweens and … Continue reading

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