Educators have a responsibility to eradicate systemic racism, writes Malcolm J. Gillard. That starts with understanding their role in upholding it.
July 7, 2020 – Teacher
In a year marked by loss, we can’t forget the most important thing we do as teachers, writes Justin Minkel: We make sure every child knows they’re loved.
June 30, 2020 – Teacher
When they come back to us in the fall, our students’ need for connection, belonging, and real-world experience will be fierce, and we need to adjust our approach based on their needs, writes teacher Ariel Sacks.
June 23, 2020 – Teacher
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling was a victory, but it doesn’t take away the hurt of losing my students in a cold February, writes Brett Bigham.
June 23, 2020 – Teacher
While unarmed Black men and women continue to die at the hands of police, our schools first started by killing their minds, writes teacher Jasmine Lane.
June 10, 2020 – Teacher
Yes, teachers have struggled to provide all that the learning they'd wish for students during COVID-19, writes teacher Justin Minkel. But they've provided crucial lifelines: love, support, and normalcy.
June 2, 2020 – Teacher
During this hard and scary time, when our students need their teachers the most, suddenly they can’t be there in person. Here are some ways teacher Justin Minkel has found to keep that connection virtually.
April 28, 2020 – Teacher
In desperately trying to be a superhero for my students, I underestimated the gravity of the coronavirus crisis, writes Hawaii teacher Lory Walker Peroff.
April 14, 2020 – Teacher
The days are a technology overload, mixed with the joy of seeing her students' faces and worry about her own family's health and safety, New York City teacher Ariel Sacks writes.
April 1, 2020 – Teacher
It's hard to keep the coronavirus crisis in perspective, especially when that perspective keeps shifting, writes New York City teacher Colin Lieu.
March 25, 2020 – Teacher
We must make sure our students' needs are met, and that they know they are safe, writes teacher Justin Minkel.
March 24, 2020 – Teacher
If teachers can make online learning as effective as the classroom, we've failed, writes Ohio educator Rebecca Simna.
March 19, 2020 – Teacher
Teacher Christina Torres wanted to create an in-class, curricular space for her students to build in-depth relationships with books. And she thought that if she let them choose what they read, they might value literature more.
March 10, 2020 – Teacher
One-on-one time with students can be used to hold a reading conference, do a formal assessment, or collect information by listening to a student read, writes teacher Justin Minkel.
February 25, 2020 – Teacher
My job as a teacher is to help students learn, not to use extrinsic motivation to get them to work, writes Miriam Plotinsky.
February 18, 2020 – Teacher
One particularly tense staff meeting helped educator Robert Parker rethink how his school celebrated Black History Month.
February 12, 2020 – Education Week
A new writing practice in 8th grade English class, having students write personal journals, led teacher Ariel Sacks to an important realization about writing development.
January 28, 2020 – Teacher
Teacher Ashley Redd spent a day as a 4th grader and went home with a hangover of fear and humiliation.
January 21, 2020 – Teacher
Cancer has forced teacher Johanna Rauhala to leave her classroom. As she packs up her things, she reflects on her work, and writes that she feels honored to have served alongside those who spend their days "pushing the current of knowledge along."
January 14, 2020 – Teacher
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