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April 16, 2017

Racism and White Privilege: There Is Always More to Learn

It is important In order to best serve all of our students, to wake up to the nuance of racism and how it plays out in our words and actions.

February 14, 2017

How Does Silencing Talk About Current Events Educate Students?

This is a moment in our history when educators must show up and demonstrate what public education is about. It is not about quieting voices.

February 07, 2017

Waking Up to the Truth About Race

In order to understand the business of bias and race, we have to begin to understand how deeply it is woven into the practices of our society.

January 12, 2017

Language, Behavior, Moral Standards, and Leadership

We observe a growing practice of dismissing civility and respectful dialogue under the label of 'political correctness'. We disagree. Our society will be well served and well lead if we carry a concern about the 'other'.

January 10, 2017

Educators' Responsibility to Take on Fake and Biased News

What is the truth now has a new meaning and, once we learn how to identify the truth ourselves, we need to teach the children.

December 01, 2016

Responding to Hate Speech and Bullying in the Digital Age

Guest blogger Devorah Heitner writes: If we simply drive the conversation underground, we lose an opportunity to help kids understand other people's point of view.

November 29, 2016

Can Project-Based Learning and Professional Learning Communities Counter Hate Speech?

Schools are seeing eruptions of the mimicking behavior seen on the campaign trail. Name calling and other painful and more aggressive actions follow.

November 17, 2016

Now That The Election Is Over What Will We Teach?

It is time for us to listen to each other and learn how to help each other dig with intentionality past hateful words to the source of the hate and lead the children through this difficult time.

October 02, 2016

Does 'Black Lives Matter' Matter?

There is damage done by refusing to raise the questions and open the conversations about race. Although that damage may reside beneath the surface, it exists.

September 08, 2016

Georgetown University's Long-Overdue Slavery Apology

The school leader who doesn't know her and his own heart will be unable to understand the reactions others have to actions and decisions.

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