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They’re More than Monuments… Reconsidering History in Classrooms

by: Daniel Osborn History educators are returning to their classrooms this fall after a summer that was full of discord surrounding the fate of monuments venerating Confederate leaders. The removal or proposed removal of statues from New Orleans, Louisiana to Charlottesville, Virginia exposed social divisions and revealed the divergent historical narratives told in this country. [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:37:40+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Back to School, Classroom Leadership, High School, history|0 Comments

Initiative Overload: A Teacher’s Harsh Reality

“What do you do, as teachers, to take care of your students?” Hands went up throughout the room. My colleagues and I, at the school where I have been teaching for the past 15 years, were attending a CPI session on non-violent crisis prevention and intervention. After a brief discussion, the session coach then asked, [...]

The Dilution of Gifted Programs

by Guest Writer: Kelly Ann Guglietti Elementary school gifted programs are being diluted. Our society values those students excelling in math and science to lead our country’s future in biological sciences, environmental sciences, medicine and law to name a few disciplines. But why are school systems being allowed to water down gifted programs due to [...]