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 May 17, 2017

You May Have Seen ‘Hamilton,’ But Not Like This

It was a cool Chicago evening in late April. I walked down the bleacher steps of the spacious new Back of the Yards College Preparatory…

By Lane Wright

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s What I Learned When I Sat Down for All the Standardized Tests My Students Take

Many people—not just students—cringe when they hear the word test because it triggers fear in some and anger in others. Educators know that tests are…

By Anthony Grisillo

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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