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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 23 weeks 4 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 33 weeks 2 days 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,...
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 43 weeks 5 days ago
Grandpa, you are my Pepa. Before me, you wereRobert Elias Cunningham: son, brother, husband and father butGod, through my birth, made you Grandpa andI, in my smallness, through toddling talk and...
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 44 weeks 5 days ago
If I were a tree     I would like to be          A giving tree.Leaves a peaceful green,     Birds could sit and...
Posted by Trevor Scott Barton 45 weeks 3 days ago
Editor’s Note: The following poem by Trevor Scott Barton was written while he was living in Africa and reading The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi.Holding you in the palm of my handI see...