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5 Ways to Teach About Michael Brown and Ferguson in the New School Year

Christopher Emdin | Posted 10.20.2014 | Education
Christopher Emdin

Over the last few weeks students have been inundated with news on the events in Ferguson, Missouri. These updates are shaping the ways that youth make sense of media, the police, their lives, and their future. For this reason it is imperative that teachers find a way to bring this issue into the classroom.

You Can Say "You Can't Say You Can't Play" at School

Laurie Levy | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Laurie Levy

In all of our communities, we need to bring those who stand alone in from the shadows. If all kids simply understood that "You Can't Say You Can't Play" at school, it would enrich everyone's life.

New Teachers: Twenty Tips for Success

Lisa M. Dabbs M.Ed. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education
Lisa M. Dabbs M.Ed.

In no way do I want to add to the burden of the already-filled-to-the-brim new teacher stress bucket. I do, however, want to share just 20 tidbits which I hope will help ease new teachers into a fun, successful school year.