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Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month Virtually
posted by: Tamia | March 03, 2021, 01:42 pm   

March is Women's History Month, meaning throughout the month all of the history-makers and trailblazers will be celebrated. We are still battling the COVID-19 pandemic, so many normal lessons and field trips can't take place. However, the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC.org) has curated a list of live, interactive virtual field trips that educators can access to enrich discussions surrounding Women’s History Month. The diverse list of interactive learning experiences ranges from an exploration of women who served in World War II at home and abroad; to stories of women war reporters who have made indelible marks in the field of journalism. Several of the offerings are free to the public, while others have a fee associated.

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Yes, Even in a Pandemic, Teachers Still #LoveTeaching
posted by: Tamia | February 10, 2021, 02:27 pm   

This week’s guest blog is from Gary Abud, Jr. 

 

We used to talk about teacher shortages, but now just about everybody has become a teacher in some way. 

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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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