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What Does The Pledge of Allegiance Mean?

The pledge

The pledge of allegiance is and always will be a controversial topic. With the increasing focus on inclusiveness based on linguistics, race, gender, and religion trying to find a balance can sometimes be difficult for advocates on both sides of the aisle. The end of the school year is a stressful time for teacher because we have so much to do. It’s not unusual for teachers to bump heads at … Read More →

Propaganda: Data Doesn’t Lie; People Do!

data doesntl lie 1

It has been 3 months since the election. After Donald Trump officially became the ¬†President my students have tried to discuss the election, however every single time they brought up the topic I would stop the conversation. I wasn’t trying to be mean but I wasn’t ready. I teach at an urban school and I knew that the conversation was going to be intense. When the students wanted to discuss … Read More →

When It’s My Turn to Vote: Creating an Informed Voter Base

your vote

I never thought that I would witness the kind of insanity that has taken place with the election of Donald Trump. Our elected officials from both the Democrat and Republican parties have basically failed to do their jobs. ¬†As a result, constituents on both sides of the fence are angry. Donald Trump has been in office for little over a month and many Republican voters are experiencing the equivalent of … Read More →