Student and Teacher Advocacy


Both advocacies are important. Teacher are also in need of advocacy.  Read more about this topic at When Students Are Traumatized, Teachers Are Too


Building Empathy in Schools: Teachers, Administrators, Children, Everyone Will be Involved


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There are six basic steps to developing empathy: listening, understanding, internalizing, projecting, planning, and intervening. The first two steps—listening and understanding—constitute awareness: Students must first pay attention to others and then take the time to learn what is being said and how (and for more mature students, perceiving what isn’t being said). Understanding doesn’t necessarily mean agreeing; it simply means having a cognitive grasp of another person’s views.


The Time is Now: How Educators Can Advocate for English Language Learners


Downloadable resource for schools. Please share with your school communities. Download the guide at

Culturally Responsive Schooling: Educate the School on Ramadan


Read more in Column: How teachers can support students during Ramadan at

Culturally Responsive Schools Start With Us!


Read more about our own bias and microaggressions:  If You Think You’re Giving Students of Color a Voice, Get Over Yourself at

USA Bias Toward Racial Minorities Revisited


Often overlooked:  Asian-Americans Have Highest Poverty Rate In NYC, But Stereotypes Make The Issue Invisible at

How to Respond When Students Use Hate Speech


Do you have a plan how to respond?  If not, read this piece at

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