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News, suggestions, conversation and support from voices across the TT community.

Celebrate Maya Angelou

In observance of what would have been her 90th birthday, take a moment to introduce your students to legendary writer and activist Maya Angelou.

Liberated Roots

School and community gardens can be emancipatory spaces—if they’re built around culturally responsive practices. Get to know three gardening activists who have learned to ask the right questions—and listen to the answers.
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Reframing Gender Helps Kids See Beyond Other Binaries

Teaching gender as a spectrum has far-reaching consequences: Beyond helping students form a more complex understanding of gender identity, it helps them—and educators—see more nuance across a wide range of subjects.

Discussing "The Mental Health Issue" After Parkland

When talking with students about mass shootings, you can't avoid addressing mental health. This TT staffer offers recommendations for ways you can talk about mental health with your students—without adding to the stigma already in place.

Teaching Social Justice in Elementary Music Class

With 40 minutes—or fewer—to spend with students each week, this elementary music teacher struggled to teach meaningful content. Then she began asking herself, "Who do I want my students to be when they leave my classroom?"