Month: September 2012

image: young African-American child with thick rimmed glasses, the word VOTE in background
5 Reasons Why Every Educator Needs to Vote

[dropcap]1. [/dropcap]Vote to set an example for your children. As a child, I remember my parents getting ready to vote. They took the editorial page from the Akron Beacon Journal and scribbled notes in the margins. They took their union …

9/11 memorial
9/11: Teaching Tolerance

September 11, 2001…. I remember where I was that morning, just as all Americans do. I was teaching seventh grade and classes were changing from second to third period. A boy named Nick came in and frantically said, “A plane …