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Thank you, Teacher.

Pope Francis awards the Global Teacher Prize to a teacher who fights trauma with play.      ‘Not test score results, emotional results’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/02/world/middleeast/a-palestinian-teachers-methods-earn-the-attention-of-more-than-her-class.html?login=email And so she works to calm them down — and she does so by playing games with them. She puts on a clown’s wig and employs hand puppets, and she draws the […]

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“What voice do they have, if any?”

Read this article from today’s New York Time’s OP-TALK, by Anna North  This is the sentence that stays with me…. Improving education in America will require “asking about the environment in which kids are placed, what kids are being asked to learn, how they’re being taught, what voice they have, if any, in the experience”.. […]

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