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    Tips on Discussing Race With Your Children
    Let’s Talk About Race: 7 Tips Allies Can Use When Discussing Race With Your Children
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    If we are to move the needle of social justice forward, we must have honest conversations about race. These conversations are necessary within and outside of BIPOC communities, and should…

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    4 tips to help prevent summer learning loss
    4 TIPS TO HELP PREVENT SUMMER LEARNING LOSS
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    We know that summer break is probably one of the best times of year for a kid. It’s chocked full of late sleep ins and long days of play. Sometimes,…

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    Activity and Coloring Books Unsung Educational Heroes
    Activity and Coloring Books: Unsung Educational Heroes
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    It goes without question that reading a book is an excellent way to stimulate a scholar’s imagination.  But what about activity books? Can they also be beneficial? Recent studies say…

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    Diverse Kidlit To Help Prevent the Summer Slide
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    For most kids, summer break is the best time of year! I mean, it’s a break from those dreadful early morning wake-ups. It’s a break from rigid school rules and…

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    diverse kidlit that we absolutely love
    Diverse Kidlit That We Absolutely Love!
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    Multicultural Children’s Book Day is an online celebration rooted in the frustration of two moms who wanted to see diversity in their children’s literature.  They organized and created this national…

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    20 Black Owned Bookstores to Support This Holiday Season
    20 Black Owned Bookstores to Support This Holiday Season
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    As you continue your holiday shopping this season, consider supporting at least one of these Black Owned Indie Bookstores! Afriware Books – Chicago, IL – Afriware Books is a Black…

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    non fiction header
    BENEFITS OF ADDING NONFICTION TO A CHILD’S LIBARY
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    I’ll acknowledge that as of late, my go to reading preference has been fiction.  A compelling novel, capable of captivating my imagination and crafting the kind of experience that will…

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    DOES YOUR SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK? OR IS IT RIDDLED WITH ANTI-BLACKNESS?
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    Okay, let’s get into it.  No bells and whistles.  We’ll begin by unpacking the idea of race as it relates to the United States of America.  Race, in and of…

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    If You Want To Truly Help To Dismantle Racism, TELL THE CHILDREN THE TRUTH!
    If You Want To Truly Help To Dismantle Racism, TELL THE CHILDREN THE TRUTH!
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    For the record, this is me thinking out loud.  Right now, I am about to subject you to the intricacies of the random space that is my mind, which again,…

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    have you thanked an inventor series
    FREE Lessons to Accompany Thank an Inventor Series
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    Greetings Family! We’re still distance learning, and I know that scholars are missing their teachers and friends.  Not only that, parents may be a bit concerned, or quite frankly overwhelmed,…

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