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Michael Strickland

Michael Strickland

Michael Strickland, of Pocatello, teaches for Boise State University and is a visiting scholar at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity and Justice at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education.

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Photo of a child with a backpack and surgical mask preparing to enter a classroom with COVID-19 precautions

Tips for Idaho teachers in the wake of the delta variant

By: - September 27, 2021

For a while, things have been returning back to normal, albeit a “new normal.” Due to COVID-19, most students did not have in-person instruction last year, and most of those who did only returned part-time with mask mandates in place. Now, we are weeks into a new school year. The hopes were to once again […]

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Teachers transformed education during pandemic. Let’s use what we’ve learned to heal, grow.

By: - May 17, 2021

In “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho, Santiago is a shepherd boy who travels in search of extravagant treasures. He journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert. The story teaches us about listening to our hearts and learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path. With each passing obstacle and hurdle […]