Dina Strasser

We Need to Speak Up About Climate Change – Education Article

A MiddleWeb Blog For a while I was in a teacher professional learning community, organized by NASA, that talked about how to teach climate change. Much like many group therapy sessions, we shared virtual wine, resources, observations, and moral support once a month. One of the most valuable things I learned in that PLC group – something that really surprised me – was that despite all my social justice warrior tendencies, when it came right down to it, I was…

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Teach Current Events by Double-Dipping Lessons – Education Article

By Dina Strasser If you grew up in the 70’s like me in a fairly rural neighborhood with a singular Tastee-Freeze or Dairy Queen, you’ll know that one of their most scrumptious offerings to a kid was the double dip – usually cherry and chocolate for me. This was where a soft serve ice cream cone was deftly swirled into two separate vats of quick-hardening candy shell liquid, one after the other, and handed to you with a flourish and…

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