Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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Teacher

Greeley, Colorado

Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber has been a high school science educator for 13 years. Currently she teaches AP environmental science, environmental science, and anatomy and physiology at Northridge High School in Colorado.

Yajaira is the AP instructional lead and has served as the National Honor Society adviser and as a part of multiple school committees over the years. She earned a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from California Coast University, a master’s in science education from Oregon State University and a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Texas in Brownsville.

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

If You Are Latina and They Say You Can’t Achieve, I’m Here to Say Si Se Puede!

As a sixth-grader, I stood near my new school’s entrance, trying to find solace in a corner. It was my…

By Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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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…

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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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