Michael Soskil

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Hawley, Pennsylvania

Michael Soskil, the 2017-2018 Pennsylvania State Teacher of the Year and member of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year, is an elementary STEM Teacher in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He is also editor of Flip the System US: How Teachers Can Transform Education and Save Democracy, and was announced by Dr. Stephen Hawking and the Global Teacher Prize as one of the top 10 teachers in the world in 2016.

 

 

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Posted Nov. 8, 2020

An Election Alone Fixes Nothing. So, What’s Next?

The people of the United States have voted to replace Donald Trump with Joe Biden. It is the first step…

By Michael Soskil

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Posted Feb. 6, 2018

This Teacher of the Year Showed Me Just How Important DACA Is

I am currently 34,000 feet over Colorado on a flight home from one of the most incredible experiences of my…

By Michael Soskil

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Posted June 11, 2021

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Posted June 10, 2021

Teachers, Your LGBTQ+ Students Need You to Do More Than Wear a Rainbow T-Shirt or Wave a Flag on Pride Weekend

It’s June, which means Pride Month is here! In a year where many elected officials and school districts are more determined than ever to center…

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Posted June 11, 2021

Award-Winning Educators Call on States to Halt Bans on Critical Race Theory

As award-winning elementary and secondary school educators, we seek to ensure that our students receive an excellent education, to advance our students’ skills, knowledge, and…

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