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You CAN Teach About Religion in Public School!

Sara Wicht - May 9, 2014

The First Amendment defines the parameters of including religious content in U.S. public school classrooms, but teachers still wonder: What does religion as content look like?

Stand Up for ALL Girls Seeking Education

Alice Pettway - May 8, 2014

As an international society we must rise up against all injustices that keep girls out of school.

The Way I Was Taught

June Cara Christian - May 7, 2014

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, one of our teaching and learning specialists reflects on how three exceptional teachers shaped her as a person—and an educator.

Reading Between the Lines

Adrienne van der Valk - May 5, 2014

Teachers don’t want to be called saints or soldiers. Let’s mark Teacher Appreciation Week with a commitment to go beyond the rhetoric and speak accurately about teaching as a profession.

Kenji's Dad(s)

Jim Hiller - May 2, 2014

This writer had a light-bulb moment about his student's family—and about himself.

Making the Most of Make-up Work

Sara Wicht - May 1, 2014

Helping students get back on track after an absence not only helps them learn, it helps them maintain positive connections to your classroom.

This is What Privilege Looks Like

Maureen Costello - April 28, 2014

Impact and intention both matter when talking about school policies.

Resist Telling a Simple Story

Helen Angell - April 24, 2014

Telling only one story of civil rights marginalizes the voices we ignore. It also prevent us from doing exactly what the story of civil rights is supposed to teach us to do―fight for justice in our own communities as those before us did.

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