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September 21, 2015

The Important Nuance Between 'Coddling' and 'Caring'

"Coddling" my students would be running away from the conversation altogether. Caring about them means creating a space where we can have these difficult, frank discussions in a way that still allows them to feel safe, validated and empowered, even when we disagree.

September 14, 2015

Place Matters: Schools and Community History

In an attempt to "fix" issues, we risk erasing family stories and community knowledge often ignored in the mainstream education debate.

September 09, 2015

Vulnerability as Empowerment in the Classroom

Students not only look to us for content, they also can experience either empowerment or oppression based on the culture of our classrooms.

September 03, 2015

Data - Context = Misleading Lessons, or: How to Avoid Trivializing Tragedy

There is a difference between teaching students to know facts and teaching them to truly understand and empathize with history.

September 01, 2015

There Is Beauty in the Struggle: Exploring Identity in the Classroom

Actively working through our identities and biases with our students can create a vulnerability, trust, and strength that is much deeper than content knowledge.

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