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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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Keep Black History Month in schools?

February is the time to study black history. Some individuals, including actor Morgan Freeman, have questioned whether Black History Month is the best way for students to learn about contributions of...

Related Tags:Awareness, Curriculum, Ethnic Minority, Member, Volume 17 Issue 5, Take A Stand, Inside Educator, Educator,

Posted March 23, 2012 in California Educator

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Contributions of GLBT and disabled persons added to social studies curriculum

In an effort to build a more tolerant atmosphere in the classroom and curb an epidemic of student bullying, schools in California will now be required to include the historic contributions of lesbian,...

Related Tags:Volume 16 Issue 6, Take A Stand, Inside Educator, Awareness, Curriculum, GLBT, Law,

Posted March 23, 2012 in California Educator

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“Working with my colleagues, school maintenance employee Sam Phillips, art teacher Carrie Mayfield, and the students in our Potter Valley Multicultural Club has been the best thing I have experienced...

Related Tags:Volume 16 Issue 6, Make A Difference, Inside Educator, Educator, Awareness, Community, Ethnic Minority, ESP, Grants, Institute for Teaching, Reform,

Posted January 31, 2012 in California Educator

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Circle of friends

Vann Smith has disabilities. But he also has a huge smile on his face and friends sitting next to him on a blanket at Clairemont High School in San Diego during lunchtime.

“I have lots of...

Related Tags:Volume 16 Issue 4, Educator Feature, Inside Educator, Educator, Awareness, Bullying, Special Education,

Posted September 09, 2011 in California Educator

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Cancer prevention

Jerilyn (Jeri) Harris was given six months to live when, as a teen-ager, she was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma. “It was a bad one,” the now-retired Ukiah High School biology teacher recalls,...

Related Tags:Volume 16 Issue 1, Inside Educator, Educator Feature, Educator, Awareness, Health care,

Posted May 27, 2011 in California Educator

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2011 César E. Chávez Award recipients

CTA’s César E. Chávez Memorial Education Awards Program provides recognition for students and their teachers who demonstrate an understanding of the vision and...

Related Tags:Volume 15 Issue 8, Inside Educator, Make A Difference, Educator, Awards, Awareness,

Posted May 13, 2011 in California Educator

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Members connect at issues conference

 Participants at the first-ever CTA Joint Ethnic Caucus Issues Conference held April 29 to May 1 in Manhattan Beach included Hattie McFrazier of UTLA and CTA Board member Toby Boyd. United under...

Related Tags:Volume 15 Issue 8, Action, Educator, Conferences, Ethnic Minority, Awareness, Inside Educator,

Posted February 23, 2011 in California Educator

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Teachers are their own best support

Samantha Abdullah, a first-year teacher, perches on top of a desk and proudly observes while students in her eighth-grade English classroom at Rancho Pico Middle School interrogate one another and...

Related Tags:Volume 15 Issue 5, Inside Educator, Educator Feature, Educator, Awareness, Classroom management, New Member Center, Professional Development, Protection, Teaching profession, Trainings, Workshops,

Posted February 23, 2011 in California Educator

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Finding success again

Richard Luevano never expected to experience teacher burnout, but it struck in 2008. After 20 years of teaching, the Victor Elementary Teachers Association member no longer looked forward to going...

Related Tags:Volume 15 Issue 5, Inside Educator, Educator Feature, Educator, Awareness, Classroom management, New Member Center, Professional Development, Protection, Teaching profession, Trainings, Workshops,

Posted February 23, 2011 in California Educator

CTA's training tips for teachers

Support is available for both new and experienced teachers in the “I Can Do It!” and “I Have Done It!” trainings taught by CTA staff and trained members. Workshops cover establishing classroom rules...

Related Tags:Volume 15 Issue 5, Inside Educator, Educator Feature, Educator, Awareness, Classroom management, New Member Center, Professional Development, Protection, Teaching profession, Trainings, Workshops,

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