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Noah Klein

The Hate You Give

by Aven Cook jazmine.anderson@jefferson.kyschools.us @AvenCook This summer I was able to read a young adult novel written by Angie Thomas titled The Hate U Give. I discovered it last school year when one of my freshman did a book talk on it as her independent reading project. My […]

Power in the Classroom

by Marcia Carmichael-Murphy marcia.carmichaelm@jefferson.kyschools.us “If the structure does not permit dialogue, the structure must be changed.  Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.” -Paulo Freire Traditional school and classrooms can often be void of dialogue, either conversational or instructional. We have all seen in […]

Reaching Out and Asking For Help

noah.klein@jefferson.kyschools.us @mrkleinsenglish In my opinion, professional learning networks are very much like PLCs.  They serve many functions, but one of the lesser known functions is that of support when we aren’t at our very best. Our normal contributor for this part of the month is Chelsea Haynes. Last […]