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Education in and about Israel-Palestine

Writing about Israel-Palestine feels totally different than writing about most other topics in the world today. No other conflict has boiled so long, has cost so much suffering to both sides leaving every family affected and seems so insolvable. 3,755 more words


Thought #7: BE: v. intransitive: to exist, to have a reality

You were much taller than me, much much taller (disclaimer: surpassing my height is barely a feat). I remember lying in bed with you, splayed out like starfish because your air conditioning wasn’t working. 108 more words


Children and the Disruption of Rape-Culture

In society, rape-culture is often perpetuated and uninterrupted. Rape-culture is the environment in which rape is encouraged through social-attitudes and behaviors trivializing and downplaying the seriousness of the crime. 429 more words


Are The Grammys Really A Honor

The Grammy Awards are known around the world as America’s top music award; a honor that represent musical excellence and industry acceptance. The Grammy Awards from the beginning has worked to recognized some of the greatest achievement in recorded history such as; Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, The Beatles and Michael Jackson to name a few. 293 more words


storytelling using mentor texts

Inevitably, every break brings time for reflection and renewal for teaching. What’s going well? What’s hurting the team? Over winter break, I found myself desperate for a reset in my classroom. 1,110 more words


on memory and public transport by Diana Bamimeke

There’s always been this one moment that sticks out very clearly in my mind: it’s 2013 or 2014, and there are three uniformed girls standing under an overcast sky, awaiting their bus home. 715 more words


In Christ Alone

2017 has not been an easy year so far. I moved to a city where I knew no one, transferred to a new school, moved into an apartment by myself, moved away from my family and friends, and had a few other “setbacks.” And to be honest, I wasn’t doing real well with it. 1,142 more words