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Teaching Growth Mindset: 5 Ways to Be a Mistake-Making Mentor

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet It’s true that there is no tired like first-week-of-school tired. But, it’s also true that there is no excitement like first-week-of-school excitement! From setting up your freshly … Continue reading

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8 Ways School Leaders Can Manage Their Mental Health

By Andrew Hawk When a person is in charge, it is easy to get so caught up in taking care of everyone else that they might forget to take care of themself. School leaders need to be especially aware of … Continue reading

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How to Mentor New Teachers During COVID-19

By Andrew Hawk Teachers who are new to the field rely on mentor teachers to help them tread water during their first couple of years of teaching. Some states go so far as to train and compensate veteran teachers to … 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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Teachers’ Mental Health: 8 Ways Principals Can Help

By Andrew Hawk When I was completing my undergraduate work, the number of teachers who would leave the teaching field within the first five years was widely discussed by professors and students. When people approach me for advice about entering … Continue reading

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