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Jennifer Gallman
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My favorite three books from Sky Pony Press so far!

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Feature: My Favorite Three Books from Sky Pony Press in 2017
Here are my favorite three books of the year so far from Sky Pony Press!  Check out  http://skyponypress.com/newreleases for all of Sky Pony Press new releases! For as long as she can remember, Laney’s been having “future flashes”—visions of the future that...

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Last school year, my department had the amazing opportunity to see Kelly Gallagher. This is the second time for a few of us, but the time never seems like enough. In his presentation, Gallagher covered Thought Logs, which is a strategy that students can…

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In our current state of Journalism, “Fake News” is thrown around like a water balloon, and unfortunately, our students are falling for it. It is our duty as teachers of high school students to weed out the biased news from the unbiased news. While CNN is…

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I’m not sure how I didn’t know this now existed in print form. After following #Charlestonsyllabus on Twitter since the Charleston massacre, I have been trying to put together a social justice unit in correlation to Lay that Trumpet in Our Hands.  This…

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This video from Prince EA came across my Facebook feed, and I immediately clicked on it. I despise labels; labels are a social construct that has torn the world apart. As a teacher of fifteen and sixteen year old students, labels define who my students…

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I have always taught the case of Emmett Till when covering Civil Rights/Justice System because this story represents one of the most tragic cases in history, and Emmett’s murder helped to direct the Civil Rights Movement in a way that led to progression…

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Teaching social justice is something I always do in my classes, regardless of what is happening in the news. Classic literature shows us that issues of equality and justice have always existed. From Huck Finn to To Kill a Mockingbird to 1984, issues of…

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Incorporating Leonard Pitts, Jr. in the Secondary Classroom I, like many of my colleagues, adore Leonard Pitts. His articles always speak of recent tragedy in a way that uplifts or at least makes us question ourselves and our beliefs. Whether the article…

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I have been on vacation for sixteen days, and I have MISSED my weekly Target trip. So what do I do on the first day home? Go to Target, of course. Now, it’s June, and when I walk in to look at the Dollar Spot, I want to see summer items. You know, water…
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