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Education Equity

How can we ensure all students have equal access to opportunities, support, and the tools they need to succeed? Explore and share proven ways to make this happen.

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Shifting Mental Models in Educators

When we recognize a mental model surfacing that doesn't seem to be of service, either in ourselves or in another, here are some approaches for shifting it.

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Empowering Educators Through Cultural Competence

We're teaching students, not just curriculum, so cultural competence should equal professional competence, especially with students who don't share our background or level of privilege.

How Teachers Can Help Girls Lead

Based on recent findings, a report offers three recommendations as to how teachers, schools, and districts can help close the gender leadership gap.

Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

Teach your students about making positive change in the world by connecting with them, discussing real-world problems and multiple perspectives, creating classroom community, and including authentic assessment.

Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Explore ten tactics to help answer those questions.

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Serving Gifted Students in General Ed Classrooms

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Equity for English-Language Learners

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Teacher Diversity (Or Lack Of): Especially With Religious Identities

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Identifying and Nourishing Gifted Students

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Fresh Starts for Hard-to-Like Students

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Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Educators from the Bay Area's KIPP King Collegiate High School and the KIPP network have provided these resources for you to use in your own school.

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Bridging the Gap: College Tuition for Every High School Graduate

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares how a district in New York is pledging college tuition for nearly every city graduate.

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A Formula for Creating Successful Student-Run Service Learning Projects

An educator in Tampa, Florida shares insights on how she and one student started a movement to help others in their community.

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The High Cost of Sites that Mock Student Vernacular

Internet meme sites play off of racial and class stereotypes, often doing more harm to our most at-risk kids.

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The Ratzel Room Daily: Encouraging Kids to Think About Science in the Real World

An interview with Marsha Ratzel, middle school earth science and social studies teacher who shares some innovative ideas for integrating Paper.li and Twitter to teach critical thinking and information literacy.

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Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

People, not programs, matter most when it comes to intervention for struggling students.

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Developing Voices: Students Are Your Allies

Honoring student voice is really about empowering students -- and is really a question of how much power adults are willing to give up.

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Finding the Genius in Hip Hop Education

Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author of Sam Seidel, author of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education.

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Steve Barr's Answers for School Reform

Green Dot's founder, who led the turnaround of the toughest school in Los Angeles, discusses his ideas on how to fix a failing system.

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Inclusive Anti-Bullying Policies Create a Safer Environment for LGBT Students

Policies are just one important piece of an overall strategy to improve school climate for LGBT students.

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Education Nation: Early Ed, Innovation and Some Unanswered Questions

A short wrap-up of some of the more actionable discussions at the 2nd annual New York City education summit.

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We Must Change the Narrative About Public Education: Guest Blog by Diane Ravitch

Education historian Diane Ravitch makes the case for changing the way we think and talk about public education

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Alternate Education for Rural Development: A Practical, Successful Solution

An award-winning program in rural Peru successfully integrates secondary education and entrepreneurship with students' need to work on family farms and develop their local economies.

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