Entries related to: equity

Respecting Black Boys In a Way That Supports Excellence

What does it look like to respect Black boys in a way that supports excellence in education?

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Understanding: The First Step for White Women Teaching Black Boys

After Trayvon Martin was killed, seven Harvard medical graduates — all Black men — donned their...

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Summer Reading and Reflection for Democratic Classrooms

A recent study involving rural farmers and urban activists in North Dakota asked each group to...

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LGBTQ Teachers: Opening The Closet Door

Do you remember in It’s A Wonderful Life when Zuzu Bailey says, “Every time a bell rings, an...

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Five Strategies to Add to Your Coaching Toolbox

Whether you’re teaching or coaching, it’s easy to get into a rut. But these five videos are here...

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Scholar Activism: Reflections on Becoming a Scholar-Activist

Tch Laureate Geneviève Debose Akinnagbe teaches ELA at Bronx Studio School for Writers and...

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Ensuring Equity for Every Student

I had never heard of the "achievement gap" until the summer after my first year of teaching. It...

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Scholar Activism: Student Presentations to a Community Panel

Tch Laureate Geneviève Debose Akinnagbe teaches ELA at Bronx Studio School for Writers and...

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Educating for Democracy: A Deep Dive

The Educating for Democracy Deep Dive is a collaboration between Teaching Channel and the Civic...

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Are You Prepared to Talk About Race?

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

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Social Justice: Lesson Planning Resources

When events like those in Charlottesville, Virginia happen, we watch the news in disbelief and...

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Taking Action Project

As I’ve been writing about in this Teaching for Civic Engagement blog series, I’m thinking about...

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Reflections on Teaching for Civic Engagement

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Vocabulary for Action

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Why Social Studies? It's Self-Evident!

“High school students hate history. When they list their favorite subjects, history always comes...

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Supporting Transgender Students

As teachers, our greatest charge may be moral: create a safe and responsive environment where...

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Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Students at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) come to us from all over the world....

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Petitions for Change

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Resources to Help You Celebrate Women's History Every Day

In classrooms throughout the country, the stories of extraordinary women -- from Abigail Adams...

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DO NOW: What is Whiteness?

Editors Note: This post was originally published on Catherine's blog on Medium.

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