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Teach Kids Not Stereotypes

I’m a first grade teacher. Some of my students who are only six years old already believe stereotypes about boys and girls. But at least they are in a coed classroom where they can learn differently. But some people still want to … Continue reading

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Why are Children Overweight? 95210

Why are American children overweight? Because they eat too much junk food and don’t exercise enough. Duh. The obesity rate in children is four times what it was a few decades ago. Why? I teach first grade and almost all my kids … Continue reading

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Zero Tolerance: Show Your Team Number, Get Suspended

Zero tolerance = no tolerance = intolerance. From Janet Hightower, mother of Dontadrian: “Earlier this year, my son posed for a school photo holding up three fingers—just like in the photo you see here. “It was a harmless gesture, but … Continue reading

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