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David B. Cohen
Works at Palo Alto High School
Attended Stanford University School of Education
Lives in Palo Alto, CA
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Preparations for the new school year should include planning for arts integration, whatever subject or grade level you teach.
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Over 20% of California charter schools engage in some kind of discriminatory practice, according the ACLU of Souther California and Public Advocates, Inc.
Over 20% of California charter schools engage in some kind of discriminatory practice, according the ACLU of Souther California and Public Advocates, Inc.
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With our peers and with our students, teachers mustn't back away from talking about race, talking about violence and tragedy.
With our peers and with our students, teachers mustn’t back away from talking about race, talking about violence and tragedy.
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My oldest child is now the same age as my students. I'm taking stock of how each role - teacher and parent - has helped me in the other.
My oldest child is now the same age as my students. I’m taking stock of how each role – teacher and parent – has helped me in the other.
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Teachers committed to their own learning, over the summer and beyond, should commit part of their learning to understanding and addressing issues of race and diversity.
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Today the San Diego Union Tribune launches a new section called Education Matters. Over forty top educators from all over San Diego county have been invited to contribute answers to pressing questions in education. The conver...
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Preparations for the new school year should include planning for arts integration, whatever subject or grade level you teach.
Preparations for the new school year should include planning for arts integration, whatever subject or grade level you teach.
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It's time for some critical examination of common homework, assessment, and grading practices that don't make sense.
It’s time for some critical examination of common homework, assessment, and grading practices that don’t make sense.
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Times change, and teachers must adapt. Are you ready for analysis and reflection that will challenge some basic paradigms?
Times change, and teachers must adapt. Are you ready for analysis and reflection that will challenge some basic paradigms?
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Teachers understand the cruelty of springtime. It's just too much. Especially May.
Teachers understand the cruelty of springtime. It’s just too much. Especially May.
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For some students, the most caring and trusted adults on campus are not teachers. We should notice and celebrate everyone who helps kids thrive at school.
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HS English teacher (on leave 2014-15); blogger, consultant (social media and networking for education); working on a book about California teachers and schools.
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  • Palo Alto High School
    Teacher, Advisor, 2002 - present
  • Accomplished California Teachers
    Assoc. Director, 2009 - 2014
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Palo Alto, CA
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Los Angeles, CA - Berkeley, CA - Chicago, IL - Tel Aviv, Israel - Arad, Israel - Colorado Springs, CO - Wiesbaden, Germany
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High school English teacher (on leave 2014-15); blogger, writer, consultant (social media and networking for education)
Introduction
Currently living and teaching in Palo Alto, CA, by way of Los Angeles, Berkeley, Chicago, and a few other stops along the way.
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Education
  • Stanford University School of Education
    Education, 1994 - 1995
  • U.C. Berkeley
    English, 1987 - 1991
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