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PLC Series: Our Responsibility to Strive for Social Justice

Welcome back to the Heinemann Professional Development Professional Learning Community (PLC) series. We are excited to present a new format for the 2017-2018 year! 

Each month, we'll share 2 posts designed to provoke thinking and discussion, through a simple framework, incorporating mini-collections of linked content into your professional development time.

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This month, our posts will support critical thinking, self-examination, and crucial discussion about our responsibility as educators to strive for social justice. 
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september 9, 2019 - 2-00 pm - findlay residence

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Spend a few minutes writing or thinking about the above quote. Give yourself a chance to read closely and think deeply about this quote, specifically the impact of sympathy and skepticism.

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Online PLC: P.L. Thomas Confronts Privilege

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This week’s Online PLC article is written by P.L. Thomas and comes from the Heinemann Digital Library collection on Social Justice.

Educators wear many hats throughout the course of a school year. At times we may not be sure how to don one or the other due to the nature of a difficult or controversial topic. In his article, available for download below, P.L. Thomas challenges us to explore our own privileges so we can teach students about it.

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