Engaging Men in Gender Justice: My Women’s Studies Experience

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How do we support and empower women while also reaching out to and engaging men?

The 50 Things I Want My Son To Know

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A young writer shares what he’ll teach his future son.

This 14-Year-Old Boy’s Mission Is To Help Kids Everywhere Play The Game Of Soccer (Video)

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An American teenager wants to change the world with his two passions, soccer and giving.

What You Learn When Teaching For America

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Teach for America corp member, Martin Byrne, discovers his true potential with the help of 40 Cleveland students.

Looking for my Voice as a Gay Teacher

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Chris Friend has a teachable moment after his classroom is vandalized with homophobic slurs. All of a sudden, his own private life is the teachable moment.

Striking Out

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Hank Kalet presents a compelling poem about baseball and teaching, expertly drawing parallels between the speaker’s personal life, Dwight Gooden’s mixed legacy, and a seemingly pedestrian classroom exercise.

Hope in What Work We Do

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Michael Copperman talks about the hope and rewards that come from teaching at-risk students.

We Need to Fall Back in Love with Learning Languages

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Language skills are in high demand, so what aren’t we embracing the study of them more often?

I Had To Kill A Guy At Work Yesterday

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A student explains why he can’t take the midterm tonight.

Will Teaching Require Hazard Pay? One Teacher’s Confession.

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The fear of school shootings has forced one teacher to quit the profession she loves most.

Hitting My Son

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David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.

Raising Respectful Kids

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Heather Gray gives parents clear and actionable advice for bringing up children that show respect to others.

Please Stop Asking if My Students are Hot

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Pat Brothwell on why this question bugs him so much.

The Language of Mean

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When kids don’t want to be nice to each other, they have their own euphemistic way of going about it. Here’s a guide.

I Want to Be an Astronaut

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Carl Bosch wants his students to find the things they love and go after them.

Protecting the Common Good

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Dr. Guy McPherson believes that if humanity is measured in its ability to protect the common good, we’re failing.