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February 5, 2018
In the classroom, students who lack assertiveness skills may hesitate to share their thinking openly or ask clarifying questions when they’re confused, or allow a classmate’s bullying to go…
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January 28, 2018
Title: Per Diem Staff Developer Morningside Center seeks experienced, resourceful educators strongly committed to social and emotional learning (SEL) and racial equity to join our team of per diem…
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January 5, 2018
“We have to talk about race, and how the racism that permeates our society is manifesting in our schools.  Because we are both the front line and last line of defense for millions of children.”Watch…
Stories & Voices
November 30, 2017
The principal was greeting students on the steps of the school when I arrived.  His normally cheerful demeanor was slightly subdued as he told me about the two major incidents that had happened the…
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November 15, 2017
  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT  Title: Per Diem Staff Developer Morningside Center is seeking experienced, resourceful educators strongly committed to social and emotional learning (SEL) to join our…
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October 24, 2017
  The class had already earned a reputation for being one of the more difficult ones in a school that considers itself the last stop for young people who have spent the majority of their student…
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September 28, 2017
Edward was a part of a cohort of teachers in a middle school that was participating in a unique project to develop a whole-school model for restorative practices.   He appeared a bit skeptical during…
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July 21, 2017
During 2016 (winter-spring of the 2015-16 school year and throughout 2016-17), Morningside Center supported 13 NYC expanded-day programs in piloting our C Squad curriculum – which was then called…
Stories & Voices
July 5, 2017
The other day I was asked about a situation that an advisor and her group of 10th graders had been struggling with all year.   While the advisor was relatively new to the school, the students had…
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February 23, 2017
On February 22, the Trump administration rescinded the Obama administration’s helpful guidelines on transgender students.   Those guidelines, issued in 2016, directed public schools to allow…