Three teachers and I share what has been working—and what hasn't—during the first few weeks of the school year, including the value of student "leadership teams" and giving "fresh starts."
Three educators offer do's and don'ts of successful hybrid teaching, including setting boundaries and practicing self-care.
Three educators offer lessons from their hybrid teaching experience, including emphasizing differentiation and "flipping" the classroom.
Many readers share their responses to the question of politics in the classroom, ranging from the importance of separating it from "partisanship" to stating that "teaching is political."
Four educators consider how to explore politics in the classroom, including by incorporating multiple perspectives and ensuring all student voices are heard.
Four educators discuss the importance of bringing politics into the classroom, including to help students develop skills in discourse and information literacy.
Four educators push back against the admonition to "keep politics out of the classroom" by, among other things, explaining that schools are part of a broader political system.
Four educators offer ways teachers can implement culturally responsive teaching during remote learning, including incorporating students' lives into lessons.
Four educators offer suggestions on how to provide online culturally responsive teaching, including by providing choice and opportunities for self-reflection.
Three educators share ways that educators and schools can promote the inclusion of Arab and Muslim students, such as having schools accurately assess their numbers in the student population.