Laura Milligan

Guest Blogger

Teacher

New Haven, Connecticut

Laura Milligan is an English and wellness teacher in Connecticut. She lives on the shoreline with her husband and two children. When she’s not teaching or writing, she enjoys afternoon lattes, board games and books. You can follow her on Instagram @laurahainesliving.

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Posted Apr. 5, 2019

How to Teach Wellness and Sex Ed Without Shaming Your Students

I teach wellness classes to teenagers. Yesterday, while chatting about menstruation, a student asked me what happens to a tampon…

By Laura Milligan

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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