Category Archives: human trafficking

Behind Every Success, There is a Wise Teacher

Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora:  two teachers challenging the status quo Indulge me a little.  This summer was full of life-changing experiences for me, and many of the adventures directly relate to your classroom. And before I continue, yeah, that’s a lemur on my shoulder. I  … Continue reading

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What is the Real Price of Cheap?

  Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora: two teachers challenging the status quo Transformational classrooms allow the world into the curriculum and create open discussion about the world and its problems.  But moving beyond the problems, a transformational classroom creates change … Continue reading

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Ending Human Trafficking From our Classrooms

By Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora, two teachers challenging classroom status quo The world is upside down now,  and the only hope of righting it is through education, but that can only happen when teachers move from the historical textbook-based curriculum to … Continue reading

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Child Labor: What’s the Real Cost Behind Your School’s Fund-Raising?

By Joan Flora and Pattie Sloan: two teachers challenging classroom status quo As Valentine’s Day approaches, school clubs and teams will raise funds for school programs through candy grams, commonly with Hershey’s Kisses or some other chocolate attached.  GreatSchools writes, … Continue reading

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Huck Finn in a Global Classroom, pt 2

by Pattie  Sloan and Joan Flora: Two Teachers Challenging the Status Quo of the Classroom In Part 1 of this post, we introduced the connection between The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Jim’s nobility, and today’s monstrosity: human trafficking.  In this post, Pattie … Continue reading

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