By Ali Berman From elementary school through graduate school, I read a lot of great books. Books that inspired me and taught me to think about literature and life. Books that shaped my world. And yet, it wasn’t until I reached my twenties that I started to realize that, even
Why did you become a teacher? Was it to help youth learn how to think more critically and become more conscientious decision makers? Was it to encourage them to become more compassionate citizens? Maybe it was to provide youth with important skills and tools to understand the world around them?
By Sonny Singh “Terrorist.” “The enemy.” “Dangerous.” Whenever I ask a group of students what common stereotypes about Muslims are, these responses are repeated without hesitation. To me, it comes as no surprise that these common societal perceptions of Muslims trickle down to young people—and impact how they treat
By Kim Korona We’ve all read the studies. Childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes and food allergies are on the rise. Teachers, the guardians of kids between the hours of eight and three, are often caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to bringing treats into