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Teaching Love

By Kim Westheimer, August 29, 2014

First students looked at her with disbelief. After a few weeks they began to see that she meant what she said.

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A Back to School Message from Youth: Listen to us!

By Johanna Eager, Deputy Director of Program Development and Strategic Partnerships, August 29, 2014

How can educators better listen to students who step outside of gender-related expectations?

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Engaging Children in Conversations about Gender Identity, Race and Justice

By Guest Contributor, August 27, 2014

"We need to tap into the goodness and sense of justice that children bring into the world with them, and give them tools for maintaining those gifts as they encounter people and experiences that are different from their own."

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4 Simple Ways to Start the Year with a Welcoming Classroom

By Welcoming Schools Staff, August 25, 2014

Build community and upstanders in your class.

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Great Back to School Resources from Welcoming Schools

By Welcoming Schools Staff, August 25, 2014

Start the year with ideas and plans for developing a welcoming school where all students can thrive.

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Exploring All Kinds of Families with Chapter Books

By Kathy Pillsbury, August 25, 2014

Explore All Kinds of Families with Chapter Books

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Garden Oaks Montessori…‘making sure everybody has a place at the table’

By Welcoming Schools Staff, August 25, 2014

“When we create safe spaces for all people, we’re all the better for it. Nobody has to hide. And that’s just better for everybody.”

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For This Education Professor, Supporting Gender Expansive Students Is More Than Just Academic

By Rohmteen Mokhtari, July 29, 2014

"The reason I talk about my son openly is there is no shame involved,”

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Rush Limbaugh Goes on Rant Accusing Teaching for Change of Racism

By HRC Staff, June 20, 2014

Rush Limbaugh doesn’t seem to understand what racism is.

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Standing Up to Bullying in Puyallup

By Welcoming Schools Staff, June 16, 2014

"We need to change the rules. It should be No Bullying because people get hurt."

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