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Black History Month in the classroom
posted by: Tamia | February 02, 2021, 01:53 pm   

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans throughout this nation’s history. Carter G. Woodson introduced the idea of Black History Month in 1915, with every U.S. president designating the month of February as Black History Month since 1976. Many other countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom celebrate Black History as well.

Here are several resources to help you include Black History Month lessons and conversations in your curricula.

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The GLOBE Academy Receives Generous Gift from Association of American Educators
posted by: Tamia | January 15, 2021, 09:12 am   

Alexandria, VA – The Association of American Educators (AAE), a national non-union professional association serving educators in all fifty states, is pleased to announce the GLOBE Academy, a dual language immersion charter school serving grades K-8 in the DeKalb County School District of Metro Atlanta, is the recipient of a generous end-of-year gift. The GLOBE Academy serves approximately one thousand students and like schools throughout the nation has been maintaining rigorous learning standards during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Resources for Facing Trauma
posted by: Tamia | January 08, 2021, 12:50 pm   

The events leading up to the unsettling violence at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, and the continuing developments are truly history in the making. Our students are witnessing what is and is not working well in our nation. Educators are having discussions with their students in all grades about what happened and what might happen next. To assist in having those discussions, answering questions, and reassuring students, we have assembled some articles, teaching tools, and diverse perspectives so that you may better serve your students.

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Myth of the Digital Native
posted by: Melissa | December 07, 2020, 12:40 pm   

This week is Computer Science Education Week and never has it been more important. This past year we have seen learning move online, we have seen bots flood social media with fake news, and viruses infect and disable school computing systems. 

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Idaho teacher uses AAE Grant to purchase books for young readers
posted by: Melissa | November 17, 2020, 03:25 pm   

Earlier this year, Melissa Hunt, an elementary educator at I.T. Stoddard Elementary School in Blackfoot, Idaho, applied for a COVID-19 Relief Grant to purchase books for her young readers. This is her reflection of the impact this funding had on her students.

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