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May 19, 2019

Learn About Institutional Racism So We Don't Fail Our Students

We cannot and should not be colorblind. The world in which our black children live and will continue to live as adults is filled with experiences that their white counterparts will never experience.

April 18, 2019

Why Has the Cost of College Outpaced Inflation?

American colleges and universities are one of your nation's greatest assets, but they have been burdened with unsustainable cost increases. We all need to raise our voices and tell our leaders to stop this madness.

March 10, 2019

Raising a Nonstarving Artist

For some teachers, collaboration is cheating. In the real world, very little gets done by individuals.

March 03, 2019

Necessary Grace: Am I a Hypocrite or Am I Human?

It's time we start extending ourselves a little grace. If we continue to feel shame and guilt every time we make a mistake, we're not going to make it to June.

February 26, 2019

Why Educators Need to Make Literacy Accessible, Individualized, and Inclusive

While addressing reading-recovery fundamentals is vital, teaching readers the interpretive and social-emotional aspects of reading is also critically important.

February 05, 2019

For Leaders, Preparation Is Key

We give this coaching to school leaders all the time. And here are the three things that follow: The first is that every school leader we give this coaching to names lack of time as an obstacle to being as prepared as they'd like to be.

January 22, 2019

Should We Be Teaching Optimism?

So tell students to try to compile their own facts and make their own opinions. The idea is the teach children how to think, not what to think, and see if you can intentionally help your students, your children, and yourself be more optimistic.

January 08, 2019

Should Fewer Black Students Receive Special Education Services?

A recent New York Times article states that there is an effort to "delay an Obama-era rule to prevent disproportionate numbers of minority children from becoming funneled into special education classes." Doug Green examines who special education students are and the struggles he faced as a school principal to ensure services for all students who needed them.

December 25, 2018

College Is Only One Option for Kids

Dr. Doug Green shares why schools need to pay more attention to vocational education because not every student will be successful in college. Read on to hear his advice.

December 16, 2018

Earning Good Grades Versus Learning

Giving up grades may sound impossible, but it isn't. Read Amanda Gaughan's research on the topic and see if you can start to adjust your assessment practices.

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