What’s included in a ‘patriotic’ education?

To many Americans, I’m sure Trump’s “1776 Project” to create pro-American history curriculum seems reasonable. After all, why wouldn’t you teach kids to love the country they live in?  Won’t that instill loyalty and good citizenship down the road? Don’t we need loyalty and good citizenship to ensure our national security? And isn’t it preferable…

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When it comes to new teaching tools, WHY is more important than HOW

Note to readers: Like every teacher I know, I am eager to get back in the classroom with students when it’s safe to do so. I deeply appreciate all of the educators nationwide who have protested the unreasonable expectations put on them and suffered the vitriol unleashed on them by those who don’t see COVID-19…

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