Dana Kaplan

Guest Blogger

Educational Consultant

New York City, New York

Dana has her master’s in early childhood education with an additional certification in gifted education. Dana joined PS 33, Chelsea Prep for the 2006-2007 school year. During Dana’s tenure at PS 33, she taught pre-K for two years, launched the ICT-Kindergarten class, and independently created, piloted, and launched PS 33’s Gifted and Talented Program.

Dana recently launched her personal business, Developing Empathetic Education with Dana (D.E.E.D.), where she consults with schools and parents on the critical needs for social and emotional learning (SEL), as well as gifted and talented and “all things school-related.”

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Posted Mar. 13, 2020

Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

As much as we want to put on a brave face and continue living our life like “normal,” the underlying…

By Dana Kaplan

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Posted July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 20, 2021

This Is Our Window of Opportunity to Create a Diverse Teacher Workforce

Racial segregation remains a major issue for American students more than 65 years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. Board of…

By Thomas Gold

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Posted July 21, 2021

Counterstorytelling Is at the Heart of Anti-Racist Teaching

Counterstorytellling is so much more than just a tenant of critical race theory. It is at the heart of what we do as antiracist teachers.…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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