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Addressing Microaggressions: Exploring Assumptions and Stereotypes

By Christa M. Tinari, coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School Microaggression. It’s one of those terms that can draw a lot of ire. But is it really “a thing”? According to Dr. Derald Wing Sue, “Microaggressions are … Continue reading

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Properly Pronouncing Students’ Names (And Why It’s Important)

By Erin Frankel, author of the Weird series. Someone asked me recently if I liked my name. “Yes,” I replied without thinking twice. I’ve always liked my name: Erin. Having married a Spaniard and lived in Spain for almost two … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Respect: Preventing and Addressing Bias-Based Bullying

By Christa M. Tinari, coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School (available March 2017) Race. Class. Gender identity. Sexual orientation. Immigration status. Religion. Ability. Differences! Let’s talk about them during National Bullying Prevention Month. The most recent … Continue reading

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What Can Teachers Do When Gifted Students Are Bullied?

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. Remember the rhyme, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Child Is Being Teased

By Annie Fox, M.Ed., author of The Middle School Confidential™ series Dear Annie, My daughter has recently been teased at school about her weight. She is twelve, 5’5″, and weighs 145 pounds. She is by no means obese, but she … Continue reading

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