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 May 23, 2017

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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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