Kailey Christian

Guest Blogger

Teacher, Cane Ridge High School

Nashville, Tennessee

Kailey Christian graduated from the University of Alabama in 2012 and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to join Teach For America. She is currently in her third year of teaching high school English language arts and English language learners at Cane Ridge High School.

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Posted May 7, 2015

This Is Why I Teach

When I first joined Teach For America, I thought I knew why I wanted to teach. Obviously, I wanted to…

By Kailey Christian

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

Q&A With Paige Kowalski: Getting Transparent About Student Data

Student data. Standardized testing. Accountability. These words set off a lot of big feelings among parents, educators and policymakers — especially fear and anger. Controversies…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

By B. Manker, Ed.D

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