Rosita’s Reads June 22

This week’s read looks at how the influential 1960s Black Arts Movement served as a framework for some Asian American artists.

Rosita’s Reads June 8

This week’s read looks at a reform initiative in which students at a California high school used their voice, experiences, and insights in collaborating with educators on how to best reform schools.

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Rosita’s Reads June 1

People process grief in different ways and experiencing grief in a pandemic is even more complex. Read on to learn about one person’s experiences and thoughts on delayed grief and healing during and after the pandemic.

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Rosita’s Reads May 25

What do beets and infections have in common? This week’s read looks at a high school student’s science project that used beets and sutures threads to indicate an infection.

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Rosita’s Reads May 18

This week’s read looks at the toll the Covid-19 pandemic has taken on essential workers, particularly migrant farmworker in California, and includes a song by Lila Downs that honors and benefits those workers. Take a listen!

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Rosita’s Reads May 11

This week’s read looks at emerging ideas for improving schools in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The article makes comparisons to past successes and, mainly, to failures with implementing what research says works in schools.

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Rosita’s Reads May 4

This week’s read is a deeply reflective article that reminds us to be thoughtful about how we view ourselves because self-perception is one of the most critical factors influencing who we are. The article is a very timely and relevant read during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rosita’s Reads April 20

This week’s read looks at the weight the pandemic has placed on educators. The article highlights “community-wide” approaches and short-term solutions for dealing with issues that teachers and the families of their students are experiencing.

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