Educators are invited to write about their experiences teaching online in the age of COVID-19.
Four educators reflect on their own favorite teachers and the support and encouragement those past models provided to them.
Five educators share culturally responsive teaching "tips," including the use of restorative circles and creating lessons with students' cultures in mind.
Five educators provide recommendations on how to incorporate culturally sustaining pedagogy in the classroom, including offering a four-step process and encouraging teachers to start with educating themselves about their students.
Ten educators offer specific ideas on how to apply culturally responsive pedagogy in schools, including through the use of diverse literature and by inviting students to share their own life experiences.
Six educators share specific suggestions on how to make lessons more culturally responsive, including through having teachers assess their own biases and by elevating students' culture and language.
Five educators recommend strategies for using reading instruction as a tool to improve students' writing skills, including through the use of informal writing and sections of reading texts students can use as models for their writing.
Five educators share ideas on how reading instruction can help students become more effective writers, including through the use of mentor texts and through a guided step-by-step process.
Three educators discuss dangers facing education today, including gun violence and teacher burnout, as well as shrinking school budgets that threaten programs and student well-being.
Four educators share their thoughts on the biggest dangers facing schools, including the silence of educators, often keeping mum in the "face of injustices that in our hearts and minds we know are unethical."