Alexei Moon Casselle

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Guest Blogger

Teacher

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Alexei Moon Casselle is a songwriter, performance artist and musician with a combined twenty years worth of experience working in the arts, with young people and in education. Alexei is a member of Educators 4 Excellence.

He is a father, student and a teacher who balances his community work in Minneapolis, Minnesota with personal artistic projects, such as the active hip-hop groups, Kill the Vultures and Mixed Blood Majority.

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Posted May 12, 2015
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How to Really Listen to Students

You have to be brave to be vulnerable. Everybody has a story worth telling. It takes courage to reveal parts…

By Alexei Moon Casselle

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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