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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

Summer PD Podcast Minisode One: Building and Practicing the Real Skills of a Strong Community.

This week on the Heinemann Podcast, we're excited to introduce the first 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 Jul 26, 2018 11:21:03 AM

Dear Students: Protect Your Literacy Life

You must protect your literacy life. Don’t be afraid to make a decision or to take a stand. You must protect this gift you have given yourself.  (continue reading)
Steph George Jun 20, 2018 10:13:11 AM

Action Research: A Lighthouse in a Storm

When I began my action research as a Heinemann Fellow in 2016, I was already a couple of years into informal research of my own, trying to figure out how best to implement choice reading into my high school  (continue reading)
Steph George Jun 13, 2018 7:34:00 AM

Plumbing The Depths of Engagement: Two Heinemann Fellows on Ellin Keene's New Book

Ahead of the publication of Engaging Children: Igniting a Drive for Deeper Learning, Heinemann Fellows Aeriale Johnson and Jess Lifshitz read and reacted to Ellin’s soon-to-arrive book.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet May 16, 2018 5:44:36 PM

Why I Teach Math

Math is useful, but that’s not why I teach it. I don't endure the things that teachers have to endure just because I want my students to quickly calculate a 10 percent sales tax.  (continue reading)
Steph George May 9, 2018 6:46:00 AM

Helping Students Write with Reflection

I’ve been asking myself, “How can I create writing curriculum that is accessible to all learners, one in which they are truly motivated to uncover new stories they are driven to share?” I want my students to grow their ideas about different perspectives in the world and discover insight into their own identities.  (continue reading)
Steph George May 2, 2018 5:23:00 AM

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