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They Can’t Fire Us All: Illegal Striking in the Time of COVID-19

All it takes is opening up social media, turning on the news, or checking the headlines to see a parade of opinions about opening up schools in the fall. Unfortunately, the opinion getting the most attention is that teachers should sit down, shut up, and get back in the classroom regardless of the circumstances of [...]

15 Things My 4-Year-Old Taught Me About Education

For the last four years, I’ve been updating this list of lessons that my son has taught me about how to be a better teacher. Here is how he has done that: 1 – Make an assessment of life’s priorities. If COVID-19 has taught us nothing else, it's really -- what are your priorities. For [...]

Opinion: There Are A Lot of Karens in My School Building and I’m Barely Surviving

Guest Writer: Brielle Stevens Brielle is a high school English teacher who enjoys writing, running, and traveling the world, pre-COVID.  By now, we've all watched the viral video of Amy Cooper in Central Park, NY, threatening to call the police and saying "that an African-American man is threatening my life" before dialing 911. The video has received [...]

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