Dylan Huisken

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Teacher

Bonner, Montana

Dylan Huisken is the 2019 Montana Teacher of the Year. He teaches middle school social studies in Bonner, Montanna. Follow him on Twitter @2019MTTOY and follow McKenna Quinn @mckennaquinn_mt.

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Posted Apr. 13, 2020

We’re All First-Year Teachers Now, And Our First Lesson Should Be Grace

As I gathered materials to take home on what should have been our second day back from spring break, my…

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Posted May 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

By Joan Hurley

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

If I were a magician for a day, I would strike my wand and eliminate the memory of the coronavirus as well as its impact.…

By Karen Balbuena

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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