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When White Teachers Avoid Conversations About Race, We Marginalize Students of Color


By Allison Riddle When you teach in a predominantly White community, conversations about race can be uncomfortable, even in professional settings. Educators are not just unsure of how to talk […]

Someone Like Me: How One State Teacher of the Year Moved from Bias to Equity Literacy


By Rebecca Eunmi Haslam Throughout my entire K-12 childhood experience, I never once saw anyone who looked like me. Not in any textbook. Not in my teachers’ or administrators’ faces. […]

Working with young people means I get to witness small acts of humanity all the time


By Sydney Chaffee Last spring, I stood backstage in an historic theater, peeking out from behind a thick velvet curtain at the audience filling up. My students paced around in […]

Some Kids Dare You to Teach Them


By Rebecca Mieliwocki Some kids dare you to teach them. Damion was mine.  Physically, this tiny kid took up about four feet of space, but the sound and fury this […]

Even on the most hectic days, my job as a teacher is truly amazing


By Lauren Danner It was a typical Thursday in the life of a high school teacher as the end of the marking period was quickly approaching. As soon as I […]

To achieve equity in my classroom, I had to check my own bias at the door


By Karen Vogelsang Equity.  Regardless of the education circles in which you travel, it is likely this topic has arisen in your conversations about school funding, curriculum resources, accountability, discipline […]

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