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A piece written that questions the idea of privilege and having to "check it". A retort of sorts to the "Invisible Knapsack".  Jul 22, 2014, 11:08 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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A piece that highlights the current predicament in schools regarding disciplining some races at a higher rate (and with harsher punishments) than others. The article also suggests how to thwart this.  Jul 22, 2014, 11:02 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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Advocate Podcast "Oregon Promise Initiative" regarding a bill that would ensure all Oregon HS graduates would get two years of community college paid for.  Jul 23, 2014, 8:13 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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This piece describes several situations that Questlove has experienced, which shed light on what he experiences in terms of privilege, stature and race relations.  Jul 22, 2014, 10:57 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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A multi-faceted article that shares facts about discipline and also suggestions for classroom conflict resolution that keeps students out of detention facilities.  Jul 22, 2014, 11:40 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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A NYTimes Op-Ed that talks about advantage and disadvantage (compliment/condescend/both) in the real world.  Aug 4, 2014, 5:07 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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A survey of sorts that forces people to acknowledge privilege that they may not have addressed before.  Jul 22, 2014, 11:04 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators. The science advocate (and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan) offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.  Jul 18, 2014, 12:02 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”  Jul 23, 2014, 6:44 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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This educational guru makes other suggestions for your listening pleasure.  Jul 18, 2014, 12:02 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.  Jul 17, 2014, 9:21 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis — from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. — and gives two breathtaking performances of "B" and "Hiroshima."  Jul 23, 2014, 6:50 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Speaking at LIFT 2007, Sugata Mitra talks about his Hole in the Wall project. Young kids in this project figured out how to use a PC on their own — and then taught other kids. He asks, what else can children teach themselves?  Jul 17, 2014, 9:21 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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Lessons created off of TedTalks and follow-up questions answered. Rad.  Aug 19, 2014, 11:49 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Response to Michael Brown killing  Aug 12, 2014, 11:51 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Unpacking gender representation in popular media  Aug 11, 2014, 3:45 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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Video introduction to conference workshop. Uses music video clips to propel us into thinking critically about content teenagers are taking in through various sources of media. (warning: these images are all on TV, but many would consider them risque)  Aug 11, 2014, 8:00 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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A film about gender conditioning of women in modern media.  Aug 11, 2014, 11:33 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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  Aug 11, 2014, 9:22 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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A film about gender conditioning of men to be tough and unemotional  Aug 11, 2014, 11:33 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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How one adults trust of a teenager shaped that kids life  Aug 11, 2014, 11:33 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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  Aug 12, 2014, 11:51 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Claymation video  Aug 11, 2014, 11:25 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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Brief summaries for a variety of techniques  Jul 23, 2014, 7:45 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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  Aug 11, 2014, 9:18 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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Writing is essential to communication, learning, and citizenship. It is the currency of the new workplace and global economy. Writing helps us convey ideas, solve problems, and understand our changing world. Writing is a bridge to the future.  Aug 19, 2014, 11:49 AM Sarabeth Leitch
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Ideas and concepts on how to modify for TAG population.  Aug 11, 2014, 4:24 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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  Aug 11, 2014, 3:42 PM Sarabeth Leitch
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  Jul 23, 2014, 6:51 AM Sarabeth Leitch