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Sharing Biographies as a Way to Know Our Colleagues

Posted by admin on Nov 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In this four-part blog series, Tonya Perry, Steven Zemelman, and Katy Smith, the authors of Teaching for Racial Equity, introduce us to their Action Guides, short one-page companions to their book that help educators move from the words they read on the page to taking action. You can view the first blog and Action Guide in this series here.

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Topics: Classroom practice, Relationships, Professional Development

Reflecting on Our Biographies Through an Equity Lens

Posted by admin on Oct 6, 2022 8:59:48 AM

In this four-part blog series, Tonya Perry, Steven Zemelman, and Katy Smith, the authors of Teaching for Racial Equity, introduce us to their Action Guides, short one-page companions to their book that help educators move from the words they read on the page to taking action.

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Topics: Classroom practice, Relationships, Professional Development

Counting Collections from the First Day of School

Posted by admin on Aug 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In the final blog of our Stenhouse Summer Series, first grade teacher, Bitsy Parks, writes about how she gets started with Counting Collections on the very first day of school (and even before!).

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Topics: Classroom practice, Relationships, Professional Development

Building Community with Interactive Read-Alouds

Posted by admin on Jul 28, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In this Stenhouse Summer Series blog post, instructional coach Nita Creekmore shares one of her favorite books to read aloud in the first days of school and writes about the power of interactive read-aloud to build both literacy and community.

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Topics: Classroom practice, Relationships, Professional Development

Starting the Year with Bio-Poems

Posted by admin on Jul 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In this Stenhouse Summer Series blog post, Annie Syed writes about how to use bio-poems during the first week of school to help teachers and students get to know each other for a successful year ahead.

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Topics: Classroom practice, Relationships, Professional Development

Making Your Classroom Safe for LGBTQ+ Students on the First Day of School and Beyond

Posted by admin on Jul 14, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In the first post of our Stenhouse Summer Series, fourth-grade teacher, Nathan Lyon, writes about how preparing to build classroom communities that are safe and affirming of LGBTQ+ students is critical work we must all engage in as we begin planning for the new school year.

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Topics: Classroom practice, Relationships, Professional Development