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February 21, 2018
We’re thrilled to launch this new site. Please click around and explore! Our aim is to make it easier for you to find all of your favorite content and discover even more—from any device. And we hope…
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February 6, 2018
Black History Month was our excuse for asking our co-worker Daniel Coles, who is coordinating Morningside Center’s racial equity initiatives, to share some books he recommends to educators to raise…
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January 5, 2018
“We have to talk about race, and how the racism that permeates our society is manifesting in our schools.  Because we are both the front line and last line of defense for millions of children.”Watch…
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November 15, 2017
Morningside Center is seeking experienced, resourceful educators strongly committed to social and emotional learning (SEL) to join our team of staff-developers in transforming schools. Our per diem…
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March 21, 2017
Senior Program Manager Kristin Valdes, author of our SEL Tips, is now a regular contributor to Edutopia.  Kristin shares concrete, practical strategies for integrating social and emotional learning…
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February 23, 2017
On February 22, the Trump administration rescinded the Obama administration’s helpful guidelines on transgender students.   Those guidelines, issued in 2016, directed public schools to allow…
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November 14, 2016
In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, educators are looking for ways to address students' anxieties, build the classroom and school community, counter bias and harassment, and address…
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November 11, 2016
  We are thrilled to announce that Morningside Center has been selected to receive a federal Investing in Innovation (i3) grant of $3 million. Our proposal for a Whole School Restorative Practices…
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September 2, 2016
Now - the beginning of the school year - is the ideal time to establish a caring community in your classroom. See our 28-page pdf booklet GETTING TO KNOW YOU  for a wide range of  activities will…
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February 5, 2016
Last week Morningside Center's staff developers came together for a day-long workshop on how to help teachers and young people explore issues of culture, identity, and bias. The group had many…