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Who Do You See? The Conversation of Identity…

Multiracial individuals are more likely to have a heightened awareness of race as a social construct than monoracial individuals. (Shih, Bonam, Sanchez, Peck, 2007) With research also showing that racial identity is directly linked to ability and that Asian/White and … Continue reading

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Embracing Culture and Diversity In The Classroom

America has always been a land of varying cultures. It’s classrooms, unfortunately, have not always reflected that. Today, when the US is home to more ethnicity and cultures than ever before in history, that diversity of cultures must be reflected … Continue reading

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Everyone Matters In The Jungle

There has been much debate and discussion about who really matters? Do black lives matter? Do blue lives matter? One of Aesop’s fables, the Lion and His Army, seeks to answer these questions. In the jungle, there are a diverse group … Continue reading

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The Selfie Generation Learns to Lead (or Not)

My four children who are now in their twenties and early thirties belong to the last generation who grew up without owning or being surrounded by cellphones until they were in late high school or even college. They, like the … Continue reading

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“The Homework Ate My Family”

The above title is a quote from the video (shown above) produced by the Bookings Institute: Homework in America.  I came across the video while researching the impacts of homework.  As a parent, I hate homework.  It controls what we … Continue reading

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A New Standard of Service

If you would indulge me, I’d like to tell you a brief story.  In 2006, a high school student made a very poor decision (as teenagers often do) and decided to drive after she had been drinking.  It was New … Continue reading

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Princess Poppy’s Purpose: How movies can teach kids intrinsic motivation exists.

***Disclaimer: When your two and a half year old is sick the urge to give in to their every want is stronger than on any other day. This can lead to an understanding like no other of a children’s movie … Continue reading

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