A Guide for Young People: What To Do With Your Life

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So if you can’t figure out the future, what do you do?

The Antifragile Teacher: 14 Low-Tech Teaching Techniques

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John Faithful Hamer shares 14 ways to be an anti-fragile teacher.

Guns on Campus: There Will Be No Artist or Doctor Once the Trigger is Pulled

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Classrooms are places of genuine human engagement, debate, thought and passion. Guns undermine the openness and vulnerability necessary for learning.

#67: Alvin Irby, Founder of Barbershop Books

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Waiting for a haircut isn’t exactly fun for kids. But Alvin Irby is changing that in New York City barbershops.

A Gentlemen’s Guide to the Colored Gem Trifecta

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Do you have someone you’re gift-shopping for? Here’s what you need to know before you buy.

Does Being Pro-Boy Mean “Anti-Girl”?

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Are our boys falling behind in education? Earl Hipp on how to handle this issue in fairness to both genders.

Poor Kids Have Tiny Brains, Right?

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Kids’ lives are being altered and derailed because people often misinterpret research.

9 Ways of Raising Issues of Religious Pluralism in the Schools

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Can you recognize individuals’ and groups’ freedom of religion as well as freedom FROM religion?

13 Ways to Create Safe & Supportive Schools for LGBATQQI People

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Throughout the world, on university and grade school campuses, in communities and homes, and in the media, issues of sexual identity and gender identity and expression are increasingly “coming out of the closet.”

Why Do I Have to Use a Number 2 Pencil?

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Could it be: A) Because science! B) Due to unexplainable circumstances C) By the power of GreySkull D) Another way to mess with students’ heads. Please shade your answer in completely and do not mark outside of the shading area.

20 Pieces of Advice for Men in Their 20s

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Important life lessons on how to make the most of your younger years from people that have been there, done that.

#61: Malala’s Dad, Educator, and Fighter for Women’s Rights

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“Don’t ask me what I did. Ask me what I did not do. I did not clip her wings, and that’s all.”

Self-care: A Missing Component of Teacher Development

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Schools and school systems must provide the space necessary for educators to take care of themselves – or risk losing them.

#60: Clint Smith, The Danger of Silence (TED Talk Video)

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Every day, all around us, we see the consequences of silence manifest themselves in the form of discrimination, violence, genocide and war.

Kids Need to Like What They’re Reading to Progress

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Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys it.

Brain Sex: Gender, Sexuality and Cultural Roles

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Neuroscience teaches us what it means to be human.