Comebacks to Annoying Comments About Teaching

People say crazy things about teaching. Here's how to respond.

‘White Privilege Permeates Education’: Q&A With Anti-Racist White Educator

Social studies teacher Terry Jess is determined to spread the message of social justice, equity, and racial justice.



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As Devices Replace Textbooks, Should Students be Charged Fees?
An ongoing debate in Ohio is weighing whether schools are going too far by charging fees for the use of tech devices, under a law that doesn't allow public schools in the state to charge fees for the use of textbooks. Source: EducationDive
3 Assumptions Teachers Should Avoid
Some assumptions—particularly those that pertain to educators and to  students—can cause frustration, leading to burnout. Here are a few tips to combat three common ones. Source: Edutopia
for New Educators
Tips, articles, and classroom resources for new educators like you
Cultural competence is key to thriving in culturally diverse classrooms and schools. Here is a webinar that focuses on the importance of cultural competence in enabling educators to be effective with students from cultures other than their own.
Join our panel of professional practice leaders to help ensure the rest of your first school year is as successful as the first few months.

Schools in Farming Communities Surrounded by Dangerous Pesticides

In one of the most productive agricultural regions in the U.S., thousands of students - the vast majority of them HIspanic - may be poisoning themselves just by breathing the air.