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Educator Voice: Want to appreciate teachers? Then put an end to gun violence

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by Hayley Breden, high school social studies teacher, Denver, Colorado   Every May, there are multitudes of inadequate, or just plain insulting, platitudes about Teacher…read more

Ways to discuss school shootings with students after STEM School and UNCC

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to discuss the effects of school shootings on students and teachers. Continue reading

Connection Challenge: Students leave social comfort zones to build stronger, safer communities

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Inspired by Parkland students, schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their comfort zones and connect with other young people at school who they wouldn’t normally interact with. Continue reading

Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

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Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

March For Our Lives: Ways to debrief with students this week

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While other events make the news headlines, the March For Our Lives is likely still playing a key part in your students’ lives, even those who may not have attended any events over the weekend. Use these videos and student voice pieces to debrief on the March and discuss next steps forward. Continue reading

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