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Magic Like That

A young Black girl wonders what kind of magical hairstyle her mother will create in Magic Like That by Samara Doyon Cole. Page by page, the reader is invited along as Doyon weaves themes of identity and self-confidence with her own magic of rhythmic poetic text. Geneva Bowers’ bold and engaging illustrations bring this magic… Continue reading Magic Like That

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Equity Work with Milo’s Museum by Heather Rader

Milo’s Museum was recommended by our counselor during my time as a remote teacher of fourth graders. Initially I thought it might be better for younger students, but the depth of conversation it promoted left me feeling very inspired.  I broke my lesson into four parts:  IdentityA Sense of Belonging DiversityAction Identity  For identity, I opened… Continue reading Equity Work with Milo’s Museum by Heather Rader