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CURRENT EVENTS

This assignment is designed to have you read about the important issues in our world today. For this assignment, please post an article from a newspaper, magazine, or credible online news source.

Current Events

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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching the Colonization of the Americas

I really enjoy the articles I read from Edutopia. This one from Susan Methot addresses an issue we talked about...

Focus on Health Equity

This article discusses the inequalities in health services since the rise of COVID-19. The pandemic has brought disparities and issues to...

Teaching Math Through A Social Justice Lens

I know we aren’t math teachers here but I thought this was a really cool article about how to incorporate...

Silence! The Xianzi Versus Zhu Jun Court Case Has Begun

Xianzi (弦子) is a nickname for Zhou Xiaoxuan, a 27-year-old scriptwriter from Beijing who published a personal essay on social...

Inclusive Dress Policy

Last year, Seattle Public Schools updated their dress code policy citing “students should be able to dress and style their...

Germany to enforce ‘historic’ compulsory boardroom quota for women

Germany to enforce ‘historic’ compulsory boardroom quota for women This is a fairly short article about a new quota for...

Tony’s Chocolonely Slave-free Chocolate

Renewables: friend or foe?

Renewables: friend or foe? This article is from the website Words in the Bucket: Rethinking World Thinking. On their About...

China’s Stance on Homosexuality Has Changed. Its Textbooks Haven’t.

Check this piece of news out. I am glad to see this progress in China has been made by the...

Keeping the holidays more eco-friendly

An interesting article; it provides suggestions and resources for how we can keep the holidays more eco-friendly. The article also...

Global soils underpin life but future looks ‘bleak’, warns UN report

In this article, editor Damian Currington reports on the “bleak” outlet for the earth’s soil. Recently, the UN reported that...

Covid and California’s farmworkers

I think we have already read and heard different (but similar) versions of this story discussed here on  farmworkers’ being...

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