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Educator Voice: The hard work of softening resistance to trauma-informed teaching

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by Melissa Monzyk, English teacher, Ritenour High School, St. Louis, Missouri   I love teaching at Ritenour High School, a public school with about 1,700…read more

How the news, Netflix and social media influence how schools talk about suicide

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. Use this lesson to discuss the role the media plays in discussions on suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How “Impact Inventing” could help fight Lyme Disease

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In this STEM lesson, students will watch the PBS NewsHour video, “Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease?”, and design their own inventions that could help solve public health issues. Continue reading

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