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Spotting Fake News

Teacher and blogger Bill Ferriter (@plugusin) offers suggestions for how to spot fake news. From his piece: The first lesson that I try to teach my students when spotting sketchy news stories is that their common sense is the most powerful tool that they have for fighting back against misinformation on the web. ┬áIf a […]

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Ask the Teachers

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair talks about the importance of including teachers in education policy conversations in a recent piece in the Washington Post. Her post laments the lack of respect teachers are given in the policymaking process and also highlights a success story in Kentucky. It’s worth a read. Here’s an interesting excerpt: In America, however, many […]

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A Teacher’s Letter to Her Students

Dana Jones is a former teacher from Indiana. This letter was originally posted on Facebook as the letter that said what she really wanted to say to her students on her last day of teaching. It is published in its entirety with her permission. Dear Students (both past and present), Let me start off by […]

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