Tiana Kubik

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Parent

Chicago, Illinois

Tiana Kubik has a Bachelor of Science in family community services from Michigan State University and a Master of Science in early childhood education from the Erikson Institute, in Chicago. Tiana was a teacher for Pre-K-Kindergarten for almost ten years.

Tiana now works full-time running a Chicago-based photography company with her husband, with both my kids in tow for the last seven years. They have been homeschooling/unschooling their children, ages 3 and 7 years old, since 2018. For the last year, they have been exploring North America through living and traveling in a self-converted 2016 Sprinter Van. Follow along at their unschooling and travel adventures on Instagram: @usalongtheway.

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Posted Apr. 3, 2020

This Family Lets Kids Take the Lead in Designing Their Education

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on Chicago Unheard. In this time when millions of families have suddenly been thrust…

By Tiana Kubik

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Posted Apr. 19, 2021

We Can’t Protect Our Students From Racism, But We Can Prepare Them to Combat and Reject It

On January 6, when an angry mob stormed the Capitol, I was in the middle of teaching my 7th grade English language arts students about…

By Travon Jefferson

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The worst of the pandemic school…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

Lindsay Singer and Ashley McCall are both third grade teachers at Cesar Chavez Multicultural Academic Center in Chicago. Lindsay teaches mathematics and inquiry. And Ashley…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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