Five educators discuss ways to respond to the COVID-19 school shutdown crisis, including by listening, instead of talking, and by taking a step to "breathe."
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March 21, 2020
March 20, 2020
Four educators share their plans and hopes as they deal with school closures, including keeping things simple and using online tools to engage students.
March 19, 2020
Four educators share how they are transitioning to online learning during the school closure crisis, including taking into account the importance of supporting students' social and emotional health.
March 10, 2020
Five educators share culturally responsive teaching "tips," including the use of restorative circles and creating lessons with students' cultures in mind.
March 08, 2020
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.
March 03, 2020
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.
March 01, 2020
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.
February 25, 2020
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.
February 23, 2020
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.
February 18, 2020
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.