Browsing All posts tagged under »Human Rights«

After the MI Reading Association Conference Workshop 3/9/2019

March 10, 2019

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Yesterday I presented on “Mindfulness and the Self-Care Toolbox” at the MI Reading Association conference in Grand Rapids, MI. Even though my room was a 7-minute walk from Registration, a lovely group of participants made the trek. Teachers know that they and their students are stressed and need strategies for self-care. As usual, I had […]

PD for White Teachers: A Conversation on Confronting Racism

August 22, 2018

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I just finished listening to a conversation with Teaching While White team members, Elizabeth Denevi and Jenna Chandler-Ward, and author, Robin D’Angelo, of White Fragility. When D’Angelo is asked by teachers what to do about racism, she says her new response is, “What about your life has allowed you to be a full-functioning, professional, educated […]

Please Watch: Documenting Hate from Frontline

August 12, 2018

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Our classrooms must be living models of our nation's motto, e pluribus unum, "out of many, ONE," for all our students.

Write On, Jackie!

November 19, 2016

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How do I provide a safe and "caring circle of friends" for ALL my students, so that every student feels welcome in the classroom and feels safe enough to express themselves?

A Good Friday Morning In A Secular Nation

March 25, 2016

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Secular Student Alliance is a club that values reason, science, community and democracy.