Alexei Moon Casselle

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

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 Aug. 22, 2017

These Two Sisters Aren’t Afraid to Get Messy If It Means Better Schools for Philadelphia’s Kids

“Don’t mess it up.” Those words rode the bus with Quibila Divine in the late 1960s and early ’70s from North Philadelphia to the predominantly…

By Tre Johnson

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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