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Danah Hashem

High School Writing and Literature Teacher

Danah Hashem is a former engineer turned reading and writing teacher-scholar. She teaches 10th-grade World Literature and AP Language at Lexington Christian Academy. Her areas of scholarship include audio rhetoric, writing pedagogy, and digital and multimodal composition. She is passionate about flexible, student-centric learning that encourages intellectual play and exploration.

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  • Technology Integration

    Using Sound Texts in Antiracist Teaching

    Speeches, music, podcasts, and interviews can be highly engaging, accessible elements of antiracist lessons.
  • Maker Education

    Starting Small With Maker Education

    Schools don’t need a lot of money or a dedicated space to try maker education—a cart with some basic materials will suffice.
  • Rubrics

    6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric

    A format that provides students with personalized feedback and works to keep them from focusing solely on their grade.

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