December 2015 Archives

To think of tragic events as merely historical lessons is a gross misrepresentation, but to discard them as too emotionally charged to serve as a catalyst for introspection, discussion, a new focus, and action is a mistake, writes school leader Andrew Niblock.

Teachers can access a myriad of resources to can guide "teachable moments" that might otherwise pass into history, writes connected educator Steven P. D'Ascoli.

Following recent national and global tragedies, educators must be cognizant how their own implicit biases could affect Muslim students, writes social studies teacher Christopher Nelson.

Recently, it has been easy to see the parallels between current events and our not-so-distant past, writes history professor Christine Adams, making a liberal arts education more important than ever.


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