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Six Teaching Tools for Black History Month

Six Teaching Tools for Black History Month | Education | Scoop.it
Although Black History Month provides a great opportunity for students to explore black history, it's important that teachers "reinforce that 'black history' is American history," writes Pat Russo in (6 teaching tools for Black History Month

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February is Black History Month... but.... celebrating diversity and recognizing the contributions of all cultures should take place all year. Knowledge IS Power!

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15 Resources: Prepare for Cultural Diversity in Class | Edudemic

15 Resources: Prepare for Cultural Diversity in Class | Edudemic | Education | Scoop.it
Educators: A person's culture deeply impacts their way of thinking and learning. How can you adapt and demonstrate cultural awareness in your teaching? Read, learn, explore & form your own opinion because.... Knowledge is Power! Click on the link and enjoy the article. Terri D. Goldson, Sr.
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ROBINSON: Black lives matter, don’t they?

ROBINSON: Black lives matter, don’t they? | Education | Scoop.it
A misdemeanor becomes a capital offense once again and a black man is gunned down and killed. This is the repeated reality within the black community. Do black lives really matter? Read, learn,explore and form your own opinion because.... Knowledge IS Power!
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Fraternity boys and the long shadow of racism

Fraternity boys and the long shadow of racism | Education | Scoop.it
A video of SAE brothers singing a racist chant reminds us that hate is still alive and well in America. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because .... Knowledge IS Power!
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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Education | Scoop.it
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. . . . Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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8 Steps to Combat the Bullying Epidemic

8 Steps to Combat the Bullying Epidemic | Education | Scoop.it
Don't wait for the next Bullying Prevention Month. Take steps now, including compassion instead of zero tolerance, community involvement, and cross-curriculum integration (especially the arts). Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. . . . Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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February IS Black History Month - Report: Hundreds More of Blacks Lynched Than Previously Thought

February IS Black History Month - Report: Hundreds More of Blacks Lynched Than Previously Thought | Education | Scoop.it
February IS Black History Month: According to a report released by the Equal Justice Initiative, hundreds more of African Americans were lynched from Reconstruction to after World War II. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because ....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Writing My Own Story for 2015 & Beyond

Writing My Own Story for 2015 & Beyond | Education | Scoop.it
Starting today, I am writing my own story. I will be the superhero. I hope you take the time to read, enjoy and be inspired by Dr. Paulette Trowers. ....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Despite progress on racism, the uncomfortable truth is that work remains

Despite progress on racism, the uncomfortable truth is that work remains | Education | Scoop.it
President Obama says gains have been made, but much work remains in the post-Civil Rights era. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid)

Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid) | Education | Scoop.it
Parents read this article....'I know. You’re worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. Teachers have one of the most difficult but most important jobs. They educate and care for all children and help them strive for success and navigate through difficulties. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Connecticut – Our children are not stupid - Wait What? Will the Common Core driven SBAC Test results label 70% of our students as failing.

Connecticut – Our children are not stupid - Wait What? Will the Common Core driven SBAC Test results label 70% of our students as failing. | Education | Scoop.it
Johnathan Pelto explores....What EXACTLY is the Common Core Smarter Balanced Assessment Test designed to tell us? Will nearly 70% of all Connecticut children fail while only 20% of our children of color pass? Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because.....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Four Common Core ‘flimflams’

Four Common Core ‘flimflams’ | Education | Scoop.it
Education: Former Core supporter writes about four questionable arguments that current Core supporters are making. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ...Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Rebecca Alber shares scaffolding strategies to use in your lessons. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ...Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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7 Things A Quiet Student Wishes Their Teacher Understood

7 Things A Quiet Student Wishes Their Teacher Understood | Education | Scoop.it
For quiet students, another school year calls for the oh-so-familiar report card comments on participation and the series of unfortunate classroom events they've come to know all too well.... Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ...Knowledge IS Power!
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Forcing Black Men Out of Society - NYTimes.com

Forcing Black Men Out of Society - NYTimes.com | Education | Scoop.it
An analysis in The Times :“1.5 Million Missing Black Men” — showed that more than one in every six black men in the 24-to-54 age group has disappeared from civic life, mainly because they died young or are locked away in prison.  Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion. Terri D. Goldson Sr. Knowledge IS Power! http://nyti.ms/1JF2hpg
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Ansonia Middle School 8th graders prepare for college in mentoring program.

Ansonia Middle School 8th graders prepare for college in mentoring program. | Education | Scoop.it
Ansonia Middle School teachers are preparing 8th grade students for college and career through an innovative program. Teacher Jessica Bedosky and her colleagues are on a mission to inspired and expose students to the benefits of attending college.
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30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class | Education | Scoop.it
Whether you use musical instruments, game pieces, call-and-response, or electronic devices, there are many successful ways of getting students to focus front and stop talking. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because ... Knowledge IS Power! Terri D. Godson, Sr.
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Black History Does Not Begin With Slavery and End With Freedom | Kulture Kritic

April V. Taylor : While many people have a myriad critiques of Black History Month, one of the most overlooked fact is that most of the history actually begins thousands of years before the slave trade. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. . . . Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Let's Talk About Race: America's Most Uncomfortable Topic - by Keith Balmer

Let's Talk About Race: America's Most Uncomfortable Topic - by Keith Balmer | Education | Scoop.it
Keith Balmer's hard hitting, thought provoking and raw conversation on race: "One of my very first friends was a white kid named David Parker....We bonded immediately. His parents were real cool." Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. . . . Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr
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Report: Black Girls Face Extreme Inequality At School, But Little Is Being Done About It

Report: Black Girls Face Extreme Inequality At School, But Little Is Being Done About It | Education | Scoop.it
Black girls around the country were suspended from school six times more often than their white counterparts during the 2011-2012 school year, even though they only represent a small share of public school enrollment. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. . . . Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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How to Motivate Students: Tips for Middle Schoolers

How to Motivate Students: Tips for Middle Schoolers | Education | Scoop.it
How to Motivate Students: Tips for Middle Schoolers. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ...Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Racial gap in U.S. arrest rates: 'Staggering disparity'

Racial gap in U.S. arrest rates: 'Staggering disparity' | Education | Scoop.it
Nation wide statistics reveal that African Americans and people of color have an extreamly high arrest rate. Nearly 1,600 places had arrest rates more racially lopsided than Ferguson, Mo. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ...Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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What it really means to be a public school educator today

What it really means to be a public school educator today | Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post: Assistant Principal Nancy F.Chewning rips apart Time Magazine article "Rotten Apples" that depicts teachers as ineffective. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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This Is Why 12 Percent Of High School Graduates Don't Go To College

This Is Why 12 Percent Of High School Graduates Don't Go To College | Education | Scoop.it
By the age of 26, just 12 percent of high school graduates have failed to enroll in a two or four-year college. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ...Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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Parents: Three Ways to Discipline Without Spanking

Parents: Three Ways to Discipline Without Spanking | Education | Scoop.it
To Spank or Not to Spank: That is the question! Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ..Knowledge IS Power!
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The Myth Of The Absent Black Father

The Myth Of The Absent Black Father | Education | Scoop.it
Despite years of sociological research debunking the idea that black fathers aren't involved in parenting, Americans can't let this stereotype go. Read, learn, explore and form your own opinion because. ....Knowledge IS Power! Terri Goldson, Sr.
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