Words as Weapons

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In some cases, the weapons are flung deliberately, after careful aim has been taken to enact maximum harm. Other times, people unintentionally stab each other with words whose deep wounds they cannot...

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You Are Safe Here

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What we choose to ignore speaks volumes about who we are and what students can expect from us. ...

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Are You A Community School or a School Within a Community?

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While pursuing social media, in the aftermath of the  killing of George Floyd, I came across an image on Instagram that really struck a chord with me.  The image was a quote posted by the...

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7 African American Novels for Teachers

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These men and women have the same basic education I do, and the same access to texts by black authors, but don’t see it as their job to find texts by people of color for their students....

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Where Is Your Focus?

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Why placing connections over content is beneficial to students overall success....

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