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January 2016

Why Some Teachers Are Afraid to Teach Black History. . .And How to Overcome each Fear

Each year February comes, and many teachers become anxious.  Everyone wants to teach black history, but how?  Teachers do not want their white students to feel guilty over the injustices of the past, and they do not want their black students to feel angry or upset?  So, how do you effectively cover the true history of race relations in the United States? The truth is race relations are a huge part of our Nation’s history.  To ignore it in school,…

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  • Fun with Dinosaurs

    What is it about dinosaurs that children love? I’ve wondered about that for years.  Recently my mother (a primary teacher of 34 years) and I had a conversation about this.  It’s…