Sesame Street: People You Won’t Meet in the Neighborhood (Anymore)

Didn’t we all warn you HBO would wreck this? Sesame Street’ Lets Go Longtime Cast Members Bob, Gordon and Luis — snipy (@snipy) July 28, 2016 The New Sesame Street I read this tweet today, and it broke my heart. Sesame Street was one … Read More

Do Wealthy Students Perform Better in Science? (Article Review)

By the time they enter kindergarten, white, affluent students already have a much larger general knowledge of science than their minority classmates, the study shows. This gap follows white and black students beyond elementary school to middle school, where more affluent students substantially outperform … Read More

True Diversity: When Teachers Celebrate Differences

“She had a little bun on the top of her head. The other teacher and I both put our hair in buns on the top of our heads saying it was the ‘Sasha bun’” Source: This Teacher Celebrates her Student’s Natural Hair in a … Read More

Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?

Legos, the kitchen set, and blocks were part of my fondest kindergarten memories. I remember playing with white, red, and blue Lego blocks during free play. Every day I tried to build my house (my dad was an architect), and just when I got to my … Read More

Summer Vacation vs Year-Round School: Is Play The Answer?

As I see it, the debate between summer vacation vs year-round school glosses over the most important questions. Namely, how can we bring play back to our nation’s schools? Darell Hammond, Summer Vacation vs Year-Round School Debate Could adding more play to the … Read More

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