Pop Links 1.8.15: Cell Phones, Dance Parties in School

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Pop Links 1.6.14: Top Education Stories of 2015

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Pop Links 12.23.14: Work Hard, Be Nice

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Pop Links 12.18.14: Effective Teachers; Law School Numbers

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Pop Links is Teach For America’s twice-weekly roundup of education news and resources for teachers.

  • Do you consider yourself to be an effective teacher? Over winter break, reflect on the 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher.
  • Due to a troubling history of homophobia in school systems, many LGBT teachers feel a need to retreat to the proverbial closet for the hours of day they spend with students and colleagues. An alum writing for the Atlantic speaks to the challenges LGBT teachers face.
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Pop Links 12.16.14: Chicago Principal Speaks Out; Social Justice Beyond 9 to 5

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  • “I know I speak for every educator who continuously deals with this type of tragedy in saying we are sick and tired of being sick and tired.” A Chicago school principal speaks out against violence after one of her students is murdered while defending his twin brother from a robbery.
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Pop Links 12.11.14: Alum Talks STEM; Report on Race & Discipline

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  • The Hour of Code is upon us! As an alum gets his students ready to participate in this STEM movement, he examines why many STEM majors often forgo teaching despite the all important role of teachers in the STEM field.
  • Unfortunately for young female students, school punishments often are not race-blind. The New York Times explores how a student’s skin color affects the punishment she receives.
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Pop Links 12.9.14: Hour of Code, Virtural Science Laboratory

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  • To celebrate the beginning of Computer Science Education Week, The White House invited a lucky few students to code with the president and announced POTUS’ plans to get more students coding. Find out how you can get your students involved in the Hour of Code!
  • Recognizing that in many discussions about education, middle school is often overlooked, The United Way launched the Middle Grades Success Challenge to help fund innovative ideas and keep middle schools on track to high school graduation!
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Pop Links 12.4.14: 5+ Years of College; Speaking to Students About Garner Case; Educlipper

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