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Writing poetry is an excellent way for students to explore identity and find meaning and value in everyday experiences.
When a student has trouble connecting with his new class, the icebreaker can be a book, family photo or picture that connects the child to his personal history and offers an opportunity to share.
Educators at this school find that their book club helps build the teacher community and provides a vehicle for support when needed.
The theme of Women’s History Month 2013 is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Make March a jumping-off point for a year-long effort to invite female students into the world of STEM.
A Facebook request yields more than 150 responses and lots of resources. Now the first-grade teacher who made the request has ordered new books and is sharing with her school’s staff.
The lesson series, “The Role of Gay Men and Lesbians in the Civil Rights Movement,” challenges instructors and students to rethink the ways in which race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and class intersect.