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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.


This month, our posts will support critical thinking, self-examination, and crucial discussion about our responsibility as educators to strive for social justice. 

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


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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