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Science through Global Challenges: A Funds of Knowledge-Rooted Independent Study of Malaria Treatment and Prevention

By Mbaye Ndiaye; Jeremy B. Heyman, PhD; Stefania Macaluso, PhD; Fanta Bathily — Introduction By Stefania Macaluso, PhD A key to achieving academic success is providing students with meaningful experiences and skills to negotiate how these experiences affect them and the society

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Keep Calm and Manage Stress

By Waleska Velez — “If the structure does not permit dialogue the structure must be changed” — Paolo Freire We must ask ourselves: what is our role as educators in the complex systems of our schools? How do we as

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Green Circle Project

By Lisa Sacco — When we tell our stories, we humanize ourselves. Storytelling allows us to build relationships and connections with a group that may not know us. It is through a shared experience of human conditions that we create

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Why Work On Feedback?

By Sarah Cunningham — Feedback is daunting to most instructors and often to students as well.  Time after time, the same questions and frustrations emerge: From teachers: How do I find the time to give meaningful feedback to everyone? How

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