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This teacher helps students find commonalities between their own complex lives and the experiences of children a world away.
This English teacher picked up a few tips for connecting with students. It’s all about how you speak.
Watching a television program featuring deaf and hard of hearing characters changed this teacher’s perspective. She wants to pass it on to her students.
When a teacher accompanies her students to see the film Bully, she asks important questions about how adults in the school building handle the issue.
When students express outrage over the “rape culture” in another country, the teacher brings the discussion closer to home for further exploration.
The confluence of President Obama’s second inauguration and MLK Day is a fitting legacy and inspiration to continue making changes.
For transgender youth, the school’s bathroom can be a dangerous place. School administrators must set policies now allowing for students to use the facilities to match their gender identities.