Teachers shouldn’t avoid this topic, no matter how uncomfortable it might make them to discuss it with children and teens. We talked to six education experts.
In a year of sudden change, it was the humble classroom that experienced one of the biggest. But, with 2021 on the horizon, who says we can’t stop evolving?
Jessica Leibe shares how it was that she came late to grasping politics and being an informed voter and, as the next election rapidly approaches, it’s never too late to learn.
DeMisty D. Bellinger considers what it means to live and work during these times, the challenges of being both a writer and a teacher. What comes next? Hope.
Josh Hamilton publicly shared his authentic self and it cost him his job as a teacher and coach. He shares how he is coping and charts a course for moving forward.
Luke Douglas examines how creationist education starts young and is effective in shaping that persistent dogma, through a gradual inoculation against critical thought.
S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Teacher’s Pet,” Park pays tribute to all the wonderful teachers who have helped him along the way.
Josh Hamilton opens up about anxiety and depression and how he handles his own on a daily basis while also providing support to his students.
Luke Douglas was being groomed to be a leader of the Christian fundamentalism movement, learn how he transformed instead into a progressive activist.
With a new grandchild on the way in 2019, I’m wondering how we good people expect to teach the next generation when we’re anything but.