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March 22, 2017

Walking Farther Together: In Defense of the Whole-Class Novel

My job as an educator is not to perpetuate an oppressive system, but rather to give students the tools to dismantle it. Teachers have the unique opportunity to directly combat those oppressive structures with stories

March 05, 2017

Standing in the Light: Supporting Our Immigrant Students

Our classrooms should be a place where they can shed their fearful cloaks, step into the light, and see us welcoming them with open arms.

February 24, 2017

Where to Begin: Teaching in Times of Tumult

I haven't known how to begin most days as a person, much less how to try and bring these discussions into the classroom.

February 11, 2017

For Black History Month, Study Black Voices Every Day

We may be an English class, but it's clear to me we need some history, too.

November 30, 2016

We All Have a Race Problem (and Need to Discuss It)

We are all struggling with race. We are all operating in a racist society. Unless we talk about it, we can't fix it.

November 19, 2016

Political Meets Personal: Post-Election Conversations in the Classroom

How much do I push back on this student, knowing my own opinion and biases will come into play?

November 13, 2016

Navigating the Days After the Election

Teaching is inherently political. We ask our students to think critically, to question existing systems, to imagine what might be better.

November 06, 2016

Place Matters, II: How Where We Live Affects Our World

Where we live not only affects culture and values but is also an instant determining factor in our access to nearly every resource and aspect of education.

October 10, 2016

The Full Picture: A Student Perspective on Ethnic Studies

You can never view yourself completely unbiased, and you can never view your culture or way of life completely unbiased. If you learn about other cultures, you might learn about the flaws in yours and try to help yourself and others around you and improve in a people as a whole.

October 06, 2016

Learning About Identity: A Student's Case for Ethnic Studies

Ethnicity has become a big controversy nowadays. Should ethnic studies be introduced in schools? Would this be beneficial for the students in the future?

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