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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Matt Homrich-Knieling January 28, 2024

Sunday Scaries February: Lessons & Strategies for February

Explore educational lesson plans associated with Black History Month, President's Day, and more in February!...
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Teachers in a meeting
September 21, 2021

BetterLesson Live | Evaluating Equity to Drive District-Wide Action this School Year

Watch a webinar to discover tools to evaluate equity and begin driving district-wide change....
Group of teachers looking at project on table on blog topic on 'Coaching Creates Lasting Change'
Rebecca Duguid June 1, 2021

Veteran Kansas City Teacher Shares 4 Strategies for Meeting the Needs of All Learners

Veteran teacher Kevin Stoda reflects on BetterLesson's Meeting the Needs of All Learners Master Teacher Project in an interview with his coach....
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Educators collaborating.
Afrika Afeni Mills February 2, 2021

Black History Month Reimagined

February is Black History Month. BetterLesson's Afrika Afeni Mills shares four considerations for you to rethink how you teach Black history this year....
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Teacher walking between desks in classroom
Lindsay Lyons October 20, 2020

How Can Educators Create a Learning Space for Difficult Subjects?

BetterLesson coach and leadership scholar Lindsay Lyons shares how she approaches difficult subjects in the classroom....
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Closed books
BetterLesson June 19, 2020

Juneteenth: Unlearning an Incomplete History of the United States

We must teach about holidays like Juneteenth to reconcile erasure in American history and give every student the chance to see themselves reflected in their education....
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Student centered.
Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver December 10, 2019

Understanding Our Own Implicit Bias: 5 Tips to Becoming a More Reflective Educator

Become a more reflective educator by using these five tips to help you understand your own implicit biases. ...
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Books on a shelf.
Natalee Hawks December 4, 2019

Changing the American Indian Narrative in K-12 Instruction

From a teacher living and working on a Reservation in Montana, learn how to begin responsibly teaching K-12 Native American history. ...
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Working professional.
Afrika Afeni Mills November 13, 2019

Highlights from Social Justice 101

Discover the highlights that continued to resonate after attending a Teaching Tolerance workshop, "Social Justice 101."...
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