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Teaching the Movement, Beyond Four Famous Words

Emily Chiariello - August 21, 2013

The March on Washington was more than a backdrop to “I Have a Dream.”  

Creating a Hmong Student Advisory Board

Nichole Berg - August 20, 2013

Unsure how to teach about a particular culture? Ask the experts...the students!

“Say Yes” Again

Liz Clift - August 16, 2013

Critical literacy can expose the assumption that whiteness is “normal” and provide students support for talking about difficult topics.

Fourth graders and the 14th Amendment

Trevor Barton - August 15, 2013

Reading the U.S. Constitution prompts students to consider equality issues in their own lives.

Fostering Biophilia

Allison Ricket - August 14, 2013

Environmental awareness isn’t just about facts; emotional development plays an important role. 

Start Planning Now: Hispanic Heritage Month

Caitlin George - August 13, 2013

Cultural celebrations give students a chance to shine and benefit schools all year long.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham…and Montgomery

Lisa Ann Williamson - August 12, 2013

A classic young adult novel—set in the civil rights era—comes to the small and big screens.

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