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Looking Back While Pushing Forward
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Looking Back While Pushing Forward

The first quarter of the school year has just ended, and with it a unit on American government. My students read the preamble of the Constitution, which begins with the now famous initial phrase “we the people” and proceeds to lay forth the blueprints for a democratic republic, theoretically founded on equality. I tell my … Continue reading

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What Teachers Can Do After Charlottesville: A Message from HTF Assistant Director Dr. Steve Mahoney

This message was initially sent from Dr. Steve Mahoney, Assistant Director of the Harvard Teacher Fellows, to Cohort 1 + 2 Fellows in the aftermath of the events in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017. It’s reprinted here with his permission. Dear friends and colleagues, What happened in Charlottesville last weekend is awful, shameful, and … Continue reading