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October 12, 2015
Being teased is not something most kids want to talk about. But last spring, a girl from PS 24 in Brooklyn did a brave thing: As part of one of our "diversity panels" at the school, she traveled to…
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March 19, 2015
How do we ensure that schools are warm, welcoming, fair, and effective in the treatment of all students? That was the focus of an Albert Shanker Institute Teaching & Learning Conference on March…
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March 9, 2015
Morningside Center Deputy Executive Director Tala Manassah was recently invited by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's office to join the administration's Leadership Team on School Climate and…
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March 5, 2015
As Education Week recently reported, a new study by  the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Columbia University's Teachers College, "The Economic Value of Social and Emotional Learning…
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September 4, 2014
In this new video,  Morningside Center's Executive Director Tom Roderick and Deputy ED Tala Manassah explain Morningside Center's 4Rs Program (Reading, Writing, Respect & Resolution), which…
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August 27, 2014
The Montgomery County, Maryland, public schools wanted to introduce teachers to social and emotional learning strategies - so they called on Morningside Center's executive director, Tom Roderick. In…
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July 21, 2014
"Sometimes I walk into schools and all I hear is people barking orders. Kids feel attacked," said educator and author Shaka Senghor in a powerful keynote talk at Morningside Center's Courageous…
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June 3, 2014
Here's an activity that helps students (K-6) see themselves as active players in the world.  Begin with an introduction that might go something like this: People have a lot of strength within…
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May 15, 2014
We are thrilled to announce that LIZ PHILLIPS, Principal of PS 321 in Brooklyn, will receive Morningside Center’s COURAGEOUS EDUCATOR AWARD at our 5th annual Courageous Schools Conference on Saturday…
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May 5, 2014
"The best teachers and principals know instinctively that good education is built on good relationships.  Good teaching is equal parts knowing how to teach your subject and knowing the students -…