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Black History Month Re-imagined

Black History Month Re-imagined

From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA February marks the beginning of Black History Month in the United States, when students commonly learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and other influential African Americans. Much of the

Are My Biases Impacting the Classroom?

 From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA We all come into classrooms with preconceived notions, or biases, about groups of people or, in some cases, particular students. These biases directly impact our interactions with students, parents, and even colleagues. Implicit bias

We the Educators: Helping to Form a More Perfect Union

“America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these principles. Every citizen must uphold them. And every immigrant, by embracing these ideals,

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