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4 tips to diversify your classroom holiday celebrations

4 tips to diversify your classroom holiday celebrations

How teachers can to bring more diversity into a classroom when it comes to holiday celebrations by Shelby Kretz During the month of December, many teachers want to decorate their classroom and celebrate the holidays. However, it’s important to be inclusive and...
Make Space

Make Space

by Allison Banta Several years ago, it came to public attention that families were being separated at the US’s southern border. A few weeks into the news coverage, my five-year-old love of a girl and I went to a “Families Belong Together” rally.  It was her first...
3 Activities to Do with Kids this Thanksgiving 

3 Activities to Do with Kids this Thanksgiving 

…(that don’t appropriate Indigenous cultures or perpetuate false narratives) by Shelby Kretz It seems like everywhere you look this time of year, you can find student projects, activities, and plays that perpetuate false narratives about the history of...
Shift the Sand

Shift the Sand

by Allison Banta The news is hard. The abortion ban in Texas. Hurricane Ida and the flooding in the northeast and a planet and climate in crisis. Taliban control of Afghanistan. School shootings. The Covid pandemic and the delta variant and mask mandate bans, and...
How to Get Your Kids Talking About Stuff that Matters

How to Get Your Kids Talking About Stuff that Matters

by Susy Lee, author of Raising Kids Who Care Parenting research shows that we spend a lot of time worrying about our kids, that much of our worry is relational, and it includes wondering how to talk to our kids! As busyness and device time increases, families are...