Ariel Maloney

Guest Blogger

Teacher, Cambridge Public Schools

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ariel S. Maloney is a high school English teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge Public Schools. Ariel has held a number of leadership positions in her 10 years as a teacher, including participating in the creation of the Enhanced Senior Year, leading experiential learning trips abroad, piloting an online student writing initiative and more. Passionate about education’s role in promoting social justice, Ariel earned her bachelor’s in English teaching at the University of New Hampshire and her M.Ed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Posted Nov. 15, 2016

After the Election I Told My Students I Love Them. Then We Got to Work.

Last Wednesday, I stood before my English classes and told my students: “I love you. I value you. I care…

By Ariel Maloney

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Posted Mar. 6, 2016

Why Repealing Common Core Would Be a Terrible Move for Massachusetts Students and Teachers

Right now, in English classrooms at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School our students are doing amazing work. They are lawyers…

By Ariel Maloney

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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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