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Speak Up About Racial Microaggressions in Schools

02/11/2021

Topics: Inclusion

Cheyenne Batista, a former classroom educator and school founder, was about to get into a taxi in New York’s swanky Upper East Side in the fall of 2020 when the insult occurred. A woman exiting a taxi that…

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An educator talks to a parent about the benefits of technology

How to talk to parents about learning with technology

09/05/2019

Topics: Inclusion, Parents

There’s a lot of guidance out there on how to talk to parents about student privacy, the home-school connection and acceptable use policies. And it’s valuable information. But what if you shared a new story…

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7 Tips and 1 Activity to Help Digital Citizens Engage With Empathy

01/07/2021

Topics: #DigCitCommit, Digital Citizenship, Inclusion

Educator and author Kristen Mattson, Ed.D., has a bone to pick with a lot of the digital citizenship curricula used in schools today. Too much of it, she says, focuses on what not to do, and it rarely addresses the opportunities and responsibilities of the digital world. In addition,…

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