81-4: 2019


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Speak Up, Annalee!​— Creating Safe Spaces for Students to Thrive

The day that I put my foot down and firmly insisted that she work with her peers, she burst into tears and cowered in a corner at the back of the classroom.

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​Feedback as a Conversation: The Power of Bidirectional Feedback

Feedback needs to be more than just a teacher responding to a student, whether in conversation or in writing, about a single assignment.

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​Inclusive Curricula, Pedagogies, and Environments in the Social Studies Classroom

Based on the 2015 U.S. Census report, William Frey, an internationally recognized demographer, stated that a “no majority” America is already here in the nation’s schools.

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Research and the Search for Truth

While research is fundamentally a search for new knowledge, that knowledge should also be trustworthy, a true and accurate reflection of reality.

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When a School Board Member Goes “Rogue”

Although Seventh-day Adventist school boards have significant power to influence the schools under their care, they are not independent entities.

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Balancing Justice and Mercy in Classroom Assessment and Grading

In order for classroom assessment and grading procedures to be positive, fair, and accurate, teachers need a new framework to inform their assessment practices.

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