What does good teaching look like?

Title

Islands of Decency

Author

Horton, Myles

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Reading

Overview

Tennessee-native Myles Horton was a social activist who co-founded the Highlander Research and Education Center whose faculty and student community included Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely…

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Hands

Author

Anderson, Sherwood

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Reading

Overview

Sherwood Anderson was an Ohio-born author whose early education was interrupted when he needed to support his family. After moving to Chicago in 1893 to continue his education and again in 1912 to…

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Title

Doctor Jack-o’-Lantern

Author

Yates, Richard

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Reading

Overview

Richard Yates (1926–1992) was born in Yonkers, New York. Yates served in the United States Army in World War II. Upon returning from the war, he worked as a publicist and a reporter before publishing…

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Title

Women with Cow Diagram

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Image

Overview

In this photograph from the National Photo Company Collection at the Library of Congress, five women gaze at (or away from) a diagram of a cow as another woman gestures to the diagram with…

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Title

Theme for English B

Author

Hughes, Langston

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Reading

Overview

Langston Hughes was one of the foremost writers of the 1920s Harlem Renaissance, a movement which, in the words of Du Bose Heyward, "dignif[ied] Harlem with a genuine art life." Hughes'…

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