This is a “companion” piece to The Best Resources On Helping To Build Empathy In The Classroom – Help Me Find More, and I’m posting it a few weeks before a series on the topic will appear in my Education Week Teacher column.
The technologies that exist in classrooms today won't necessarily be the same ones that are around in 10 years. In particular, the days of desktop computers and laptops are numbered, according to educators in Campus Technology's 2016 Teaching with Technology survey.
From Dean Shareski - "CBC has released an excellent series called This is High School. The 6 part series follows a couple of vice-principals and at a high school in Kamloops, British Columbia. Each episode features 2 students who have various challenges."
From The Southern Poverty Law Center - "Our report found that the campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ethnic tensions in the classroom. Many students worry about being deported."