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Trevor Scott Barton

 

Trevor Scott Barton is an elementary school teacher in Greenville, SC. He is a blogger for the Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. 

Blog Posts by Trevor Scott Barton

Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 4 weeks 1 day ago
The ground on our mountain is rocky ground and the land seems to have more stones on it than soil. I think it is a miracle that things grow here, that things grow so well here. But they do. We are...
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 4 weeks 6 days ago
There is a small, mud-bricked, tin-roofed building on a piece of flat land below a mountain in Kenieba, Mali. This simple structure, surrounded by courtyards, peanut fields, and scrub grass, is the...
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 9 weeks 3 days ago
The French composer Claude Debussy once said, "Music is the space between the notes." His compositions were a part of Impressionism in music, a movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that...
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 38 weeks 2 days ago
I created my SOLE space by providing one desktop computer per four students, a whiteboard to write questions on, and paper and pens for students to take notes for their sharing at the end of SOLE....
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 48 weeks 14 hours ago
"We all have a story to tell."These are the words that will greet my new elementary students as they enter my classroom this year.I will tell them my story: who I am, what I do, when I was born,...