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Use first-graders’ commitment to fairness to help them connect with the modern civil rights movement.
Students at a leadership conference initially were reluctant to try Zumba, a Latin dance fitness class, but ultimately realized it could build a positive body image—and be fun!
When Idaho Rep. Brent Crane characterized Rosa Parks as a champion of states’ rights in a recent debate, it was a troubling sign of what happens when a nation doesn’t work hard to remember its history.
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Mindfulness a not only a great tool to help students focus, but it also helps educators to be more culturally responsive.
Students’ names are an important reflection of identity and culture, as educators, we must put in the time to honor those names and pronunciation.
This high school language arts teacher marvels at how his students were engaged in controversial and difficult topics.