Editor’s note: The film “The Interview” and the decision by Sony Pictures to cancel its release in theaters brought debates about free expression and racial representation in film. Here, high school teacher Christopher Mazura addresses the challenges of discussing the…
I can’t help but be resentful that this may transform into yet another burden for my students to bear -- a burden that they are reluctant to share even with me.
How do we help students not lose hope?…
By Lauren Markham
For students who face the possibility of deportation back to serious danger, it’s hard to focus on algebra or biology -- on anything, really.
By Joel Aguilar
How does an off-hand comment about Ebola turn into campus-wide panic?…
How can teachers and other professionals facilitate school success for recent undocumented immigrant students who come to the U.S.?…
By Gail Leicht, Don Goble
Would you give the keys to a brand new Ferrari to a 13-year-old with no driving lessons and say, have fun? This is essentially what we are doing with social media.
By Bernie Heidkamp
As with most moments in my adult life, it was my students and literature that taught me the most significant lessons about the meaning of 9/11.
By Jillian Baden Bershtein
I was new at this. I was 23. How was I to contain my fear and anxiety in front of my kids? What would I tell them?…
By Dr. Marcia Chatelain
I had no idea the response I would get when I decided to use the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus on Twitter, which has received attention from hundreds of educators so far.
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