Voting Speaks Volumes to our Kids

  It has been the most unusual presidential campaign of my life and probably yours. I was an elementary student during the Nixon-McGovern campaign of 1972 when President Nixon was re-elected under the cloud of Watergate only to eventually resign in the summer of 1974. I was in college when President Jimmy Carter was tested…

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Creating Civility

  The fall leaves are changing and it’s near the end of election season. But let’s dial back to 1998 – I was a 37 year old middle school Social Studies teacher navigating how to teach about the embarrassing actions of President Bill Clinton and his White House intern. Steering the classroom conversation so that…

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