Post-pandemic outcomes

Dr. Diane Casale-Giannola and Dr. Lauren Delisio  As we enter a new school year, we should take a look at the differences between the expectations placed on teachers and students…

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Literacy program helps families “Wash and learn” New Brunswick…

By Kathryn Coulibaly  Sometimes, it’s easy to trace the origin of a great idea.   In November 2019, Roosevelt Elementary School first-grade bilingual teacher Anne-Marie Riveaux McMahon saw a tweet from…

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Riverton EA unveils Little Free Library

On Sept. 22, the Riverton Education Association (REA) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to kick off their new Little Free Library at Riverton Public School. The Little Free Library was…

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Read more about the article Bayonne EA president receives human rights educator award
From left: Chevon Williams, Hank Kaplowitz and Gene Woods.

Bayonne EA president receives human rights educator award

Gene Woods, a history teacher at Bayonne High School and president of the Bayonne Education Association, received the Hank Kaplowitz Outstanding Human Rights Educator Award from Kean University’s Human Rights…

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Buffalo, racism, and education

By Sundjata Sekou  No one arrives at this point in time without history placing us here.  An armed, dangerous, murderous, racist 18-year-old white male arriving at Tops grocery store in…

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Read more about the article Eradicating spotted lanternflies through design-thinking challenges
Students study the life stages of the spotted lanternfly. 

Eradicating spotted lanternflies through design-thinking challenges

A STEM partnership through Rutgers University’s maker certification program By Danielle Puglisi Picture this: On the day before the long-awaited freedom of 2022 summer vacation, seventh grade students at Branchburg Central…

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Read more about the article Teaching the whole story
Students Aidan James and Sean Monteith in class with teacher Paul Blass.

Teaching the whole story

Challenges of instruction in a politicized environment By Paul J. Blass, Ed.D.   I think my colleagues would agree that these past two years have been the most exceptional in our…

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Becoming THAT teacher

The teacher I needed  By Michelle Poolaw, 2021-22 Burlington County Teacher of the Year  We were told, as county teachers of the year, that this year would be unlike any…

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Read more about the article Creating a culture of upstanders
Human rights activist and founder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast, with former WHRHS Principal Dr. Thomas DiGianci, Mary Sok and Jamie Lott-Jones.

Creating a culture of upstanders

By Jamie Lott-Jones and Mary Sok  The start of the school year is the optimal time to reflect on your purpose in the classroom. The essential question for educators should…

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