Read more about the article The Bechdel-Wallace Test
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The Bechdel-Wallace Test

NJ’s LGBT inclusion mandate, and your school curricula  By Amy Moran, Ph.D. and Kate Okeson  Who’s writing curricula this summer?  As local school districts begin to identify which grade levels,…

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The endless war

By Keith Massey I was an Arabic linguist at the National Security Agency (NSA) before I became a Latin teacher at a public high school in New Jersey. I have…

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Read more about the article Honoring our veterans
Part of the wall that honors active duty alumni of Pascack Valley High School.

Honoring our veterans

Recognizing service members at Pascack Valley Regional High School by Kathryn Coulibaly As the 2019-20 Bergen County Teacher of the Year, Leah Jerome, a history teacher at Pascack Valley High…

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Student teaching  in a pandemic  

Two perspectives  By Dionna Gonnella and Kimberly Cote Student teacher Dionna Gonnella It's hard to even put into words or explain what went on during my student teaching experience while we…

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Read more about the article Evolution of a teacher
Roselle Park High School teacher Dennis Dagounis observes as students make their own discoveries in the science lab.

Evolution of a teacher

How I was transformed from an effective educator to a student-centered and transformational educator by Dennis Dagounis  For the past 21 years, I have been teaching high school science, from…

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Read more about the article What do superheroes like to read?
The 2018 Phillipsburg Comic Con brought artists, creators and students together in the love of storytelling.

What do superheroes like to read?

By  Kathryn  Coulibaly If any high school in New Jersey looks like the lair of superheroes, it’s Phillipsburg High School. Perched on a hill high above the Delaware River, it…

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Playing fair

LGBTQIA+ issues in youth sports By Amy Moran, Ph.D. and Kate Okeson  Kate began writing this article after yet another news cycle highlighted efforts in several states to advance anti-LGBT…

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Purchase or recycle ink, fundraise for Hipp!

The NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation has partnered with Planet Green Recycle to recycle ink cartridges, reducing waste in landfills and raising funds for a worthy cause.   Did you…

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Joyful chaos

By David Reyes  In tabletop role playing games, such as Dungeons and Dragons, there is a concept called alignment, which describes a character’s moral and ethical beliefs. It ranges on…

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Sometimes you have to put yourself first

By Janet Royal  More than two years have passed since our lives were changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us have had to cope with uncertainty, anxiety, feelings of…

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