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3 Books and 2 Websites That Affirm Every Child’s Family and Identity
Teachers and parents can build a community that celebrates all types of families and identities. Here are five resources targeted for anyone aiming to build a more inclusive environment for all children.
The Next Generation pilot program concluded in May with a banquet.
Ian Cohen was concerned about the "dropout factory" at his placement school—especially the students who were doing just enough to pass. Read how he and two other TFA alumni are getting these particular kids to excel.
Tim'm West, Managing Director of Teach For America's LGBTQ Community Initiative
LGBTQ Community Initiative managing director Tim'm West reflects on Pride Month and not only what TFA has done to help keep our schools safe and ensure voices are heard, but also what the initiative has planned for the road ahead.
10 Tough-Love Phrases to Use with Middle School Kids
Effectively communicating with middle school students is no easy task, but you can start by utilizing these tough-love phrases to build strong relationships with them.
Cortni Bardier is bound for UC San Diego despite a setback in middle school that almost derailed her dream.
Cortni Bardier was accepted to UC San Diego despite a setback in middle school that almost derailed her dream. She explains how she got back on the college track.
22 years after performing in a play produced by Jill Levine (New Orleans '92), Rendell Debose reunited with his former teacher.
Twenty-two years after casting him in an elementary school play, Jill Levine (Greater New Orleans '92) witnessed former student Rendell Debose—now a professional actor—perform in “Memphis: The Musical.” The pair recounted his first big break.
Is professional development on your summer bucket list? TeacherPop picked six free online classes for you to check out.
Is professional development on your summer bucket list? You’re in luck! TeacherPop selected a few of our favorites. Check out these six, self-paced courses and sign up today.
Tips for First Year Teachers
Everyone had advice on how to prepare for my first year in the classroom. Now, after finishing my first year in the classroom, I have my own words of wisdom for new teachers.
As we celebrate Pride Month, Erika Karsh discusses elevating the experiences of LGBTQ students and those with similar realities.
As we celebrate Pride Month and our LGBTQ community's journey, Teach For America's Erika Karsh sees an opportunity to strengthen our schools by recognizing intersectionality with other communities who share similar realities.
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An Appalachia corps member on what he's learned as a rural educator.

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