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We Are What We Read: The Quest to Expand Our Identities as Readers

Heinemann fellow Julie Kwon Jee has this question: In what ways does a continuous exploration of identity via literature and personal reflection increase engagement and encourage students to become active participants in choosing the books they read both inside and outside their classrooms?  (continue reading)
Steph George Feb 6, 2019 7:53:00 AM

PLC Series: Impacting Pedagogy with Identity Work

Welcome back to the PLC Series for the 2018-19 school year! Each month, we'll share a post designed to provoke thinking and discussion through a simple framework, incorporating mini-collections of linked content...  (continue reading)
Jaclyn Karabinas Jan 23, 2019 9:40:36 AM

On the Podcast: Exploring Identity Work with Heinemann Fellow Minjung Pai

This week on the Heinemann Podcast we’re learning about the importance of personal identity work in education. To understand this work better, and its impact on teachers, we’re handing this week’s podcast over to Heinemann Fellow, Minjung Pai.  (continue reading)
Steph George Jan 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM

Crossing the Creative Desert

There is a better way than teaching to district assessments and high-stakes college entrance exams. Though we may have to teach a type of formulaic writing, we don’t have to abandon the work that truly matters to our students.  (continue reading)
Steph George Dec 14, 2018 7:29:00 AM

PLC Series: Stereotypes as an Enemy of Equity

Welcome back to the PLC Series for the 2018-19 school year! Each month, we'll share a post designed to provoke thinking and discussion through a simple framework, incorporating mini-collections of linked content...  (continue reading)
Jaclyn Karabinas Nov 27, 2018 10:51:31 AM

Building the Scaffolds to Support First-Generation Latinx Students

In what ways can a high school community support their first-generation, Latinx college students as they navigate their first year at a four-year-college setting? Our goal is to get students not only to college but through college.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 7, 2018 7:02:00 AM

Vulnerability in Education: Three Acts

As I begin my journey as a Heinemann Fellow, I would like the following question to guide my action research: In what ways does teacher vulnerability impact student engagement and classroom community?  (continue reading)
Steph George Oct 4, 2018 7:06:00 AM

Dismantling Racism in Education: A Preview of Social Justice Saturday

On the Heinemann Podcast: How do we go beyond the cosmetic fixes of racial inequality in education and go further? There is no quick fix, and we all need to do the work. We’re preparing for Social Justice Saturday at The Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project on Saturday - September 15th.  (continue reading)
Steph George Sep 9, 2018 5:03:00 AM

Summer PD Minisode Three: Designing Informed and Responsive Curriculum

This week on the Heinemann Podcast, we're excited to bring you the final of three special minisodes to invite you all into the conversations of the Heinemann Summer Book Study, hosted in the Heinemann PD Teaching and Learning Facebook Group.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 13, 2018 4:50:29 PM

Summer PD Podcast Minisode Two: Growing Socially Literate Citizens

This week on the Heinemann Podcast, we're excited to bring you the second of three special minisodes, and invite you all into the conversations of the Heinemann Summer Book Study, hosted in the Heinemann PD Teaching and Learning Facebook Group.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 7, 2018 9:40:00 AM

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