Author: Mind Shift

Teachers Say Laws Banning Critical Race Theory Are Putting A Chill On Their Lessons

In Oklahoma City, teacher Telannia Norfar said she and her colleagues at Northwest Classen High School


Lessons in Online Kindergarten: Why Responsive Teaching Matters in Any Setting

“Um, I have new shoes.” “What?” asked the teacher, a smile tugging at the corners of


How Unconditional Positive Regard Can Help Students Feel Cared For

Unconditional positive regard is a stance I take in relationship to my students. The message of


'Be Proud Of Where You Come From': An Indian-American Teen's Winning Podcast

(You can listen to the middle school winner and college winners on the Student Podcast Challenge


The Case For Universal Pre-K Just Got Stronger

The result was an even more limited number of slots for city-funded preschool, and the city


Fandom Can Be A Lot Like High School — Here's How To Avoid The Bad Stuff

So how do fans navigate these communities, to find the good parts while being aware of


When Learning How to Write Starts Virtually, Here’s What’s Helpful to Know

The act of physically writing builds fine motor skills, which is important for future academic success.


Schools Are Deciding What The New CDC Mask Guidelines Mean For The Classroom

In an effort to reassure anxious families, the American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued a statement


An Updated 'Oregon Trail' Gives Native Americans Better Representation

Gameloft Brisbane creative director Jarrad Trudgen had to root out historical inaccuracies and clichés about Native


Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul: Using 'Stamped (For Kids)' to Have Age-Appropriate Discussions About Race

Although parents of color are more likely to have discussions about race with their children –