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Divided No More: Integrating Soul and Role

Lori Nazareno

January 6, 2017

Beyond compliance: Creating the schools our students need


Teacher-Powered Schools Blogging Roundtable

Over the next several weeks bloggers will be sharing their thoughts and experiences with teacher-powered schools. This first post explores how the teacher-powered model can be used as a lever for equity.  

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Lori Nazareno

February 24, 2015

How to Avoid Colorblindness All Year Long


Guest blogger Jennifer Henderson shares: I don’t have any lessons for Black History Month. I don’t have any articles, videos, or coloring sheets. There’s just something about focusing on racial equality, social justice, or the color of my students’ skin for only one month a year that always seems a little... well, racist.  

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Lori Nazareno

June 11, 2014

Beer, Badges, and Belief in a Brighter Future: 3 Lessons From Oppi


When was the last time you attended a teacher conference where hops kept you hopping through an energizing breakout session?

Let me think…

Oh yeah. That would be NEVER!

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Oppi Festival in Helsinki, Finland. This was only the second time that this event had been held and they mareted it as not your ordinary teacher conference. You know the ones I’m talking about. The ones where we learn about:

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Lori Nazareno

April 28, 2014

One Step at a Time...


 “Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”

~Martin Luther King Jr.

As I reflect on my 18 years of teaching, I realize I’ve never felt more restless than I do right now. I feel like I’m on the lower steps of a staircase that climbs toward greater opportunities to do what I’m most passionate about—advocating for change that helps teachers serve their students.  

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