Subject Matters Subject  Matters 

Reading, writing and arithmetic ain’t what it used to be a decade ago—or even a few months ago.

Greatness Isn’t Achieved With Participation Trophies

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Final Results

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Homeschooling Doesn’t Make You a Freak (or a Jesus Freak)

Geek But Not Freak Staffing Progressive Millennial

My Senior Year of College Was Ended by COVID-19

M.D. Writer Progressive Millennial

Am I an Imposter at the University of Cambridge?

Northern Dreamer Student Socialist Millennial

What It’s Like to Be a Female Coach in a Male-Dominated Field

RunTravelCook Educator Conservative Millennial

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COVID-19 Made Grades Disappear; Here's Why We Shouldn't Bring Them Back

Ruby Red Education Technology Executive Progressive Millennial

I Teach to Love

Lonesome Dove Student Undisclosed Millennial

Mental Health in Schools: Making Sure the Kids Are Alright

Life Is Good Educator Moderate Gen X

We Had 48 Hours: How Teachers Transformed the Education System Over a Weekend

L. Lemon English Teacher Progressive Millennial

Suffering in Silence: The Truth About Mental Health in High School

Tranquillity Student Moderate Gen Z

How to Educate Prisoners During a Pandemic

Zoeyy Writer Moderate Millennial

Being a Brown Student Doesn’t Define Me

Butterfly3 Student Libertarian Gen Z

My High School Is Trying to Silence Us: It Won’t Work

Lead with Time Student Progressive Gen Z

I'm Scared of Small Children: Homophobia, Gender Discrimination and the Home

smell books Musician Progressive Millennial

I’m a White Teacher and Coach; I Need to Do More for My Black Students

Trudymoon Teacher Progressive Millennial

Standardized Testing and Politics Are Ruining Education

WithLove Educator Progressive Millennial

Being a Conservative College Professor Makes Me Toxic

GeekSpot Professor Conservative Gen X

What Can Higher Education Offer Students in a Post-COVID-19 World?

Ideally Ciceronian Educator Socialist Gen X

Substitute Teaching Will Ruin You. Do It Anyway.

Professor Macintosh Apple, Esq. Design Researcher Nihilist Millennial

Racism in U.S. Academic Journalism Reeks of Imperialism

Wright Raiden Journalist Socialist Millennial

Forever a Bulldog: I Survived Reform School

FrenchToast3 Educator Libertarian Millennial

Your Public School Student Isn’t Getting Enough Attention

Advocate for Reform Psychologist Libertarian Millennial

Education Saved My Life

Psyched Out Clinical Psychologist Progressive Millennial

How I Try to Learn With Autism

Plot Twist 7 Student Progressive Gen Z

I Teach Electives; They’re No Joke

RunTravelCook Educator Conservative Millennial

The College Admissions Scandal Ruined My Life

Carraway Student Moderate Gen Z

I’m a Latina School Social Worker in My Neighborhood Trying to Break the Cycle

AngelinaGlow Social Worker Undisclosed Millennial

I Was A Straight-A Student: Education Ruined My Life

Such A Cliché Student Progressive Millennial

Waking Up: Meritocracy in Education Must Be Dismantled

ElGranPompis Educator Undisclosed Millennial

I Chaperone High School Students Abroad: Sanity Not Included

Carmen Spanish Teacher Undisclosed Millennial

Teaching English in South Korea as a Female African-American

BlackAndAbroadSis Educator Progressive Millennial

How We Can Teach in the Wake of George Floyd

Regina Phalange Teacher Progressive Millennial

What White Teachers Can Do to Combat Racism in Schools

L. Lemon English Teacher Progressive Millennial

It Was Only a Dream: My Valediction for the Class of 2020

little brown activist Student Undisclosed Gen Z

I Grew Up Poor and Went to Boarding School; It Didn’t End Well

SociallyConsciousMedicine Medical Student Undisclosed Millennial

Gen Z and Social Media Are a Bomb Waiting to Explode

GoverNerd Teacher Progressive Millennial

I Help Show Students That the United States Isn’t the Best Country in the World

Carmen Spanish Teacher Undisclosed Millennial

It’s Time to Listen to Gen Z

Coco Teacher Progressive Millennial

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The System

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Portland. Chicago. Lafayette Square. As cities across the United States grapple with protests, unrest and rebellion, The Doe takes a deep dive into justice and the system.


What She Said

It’s difficult to articulate what it's like being a woman. Hell, even the spelling of the word is cause for discussion (we see you, womxn).


Four Letter Word

Love: A lot of songs, poems and multi-volume treatises have been devoted to the subject. So, in these strange days when we could use it the most, what’s left to say about the strongest of human emotions?  Plenty.


Head Space

Chances are you’ve been on your own rollercoaster ride with mental health recently. The Doe is here for you. 

Mental Health

Common Ground

The environment is a constant in the news, but even more so of late. Climate change, the Australian wildfires and, of course, the spread of a global, animal-borne disease have most of us thinking about our planet in unfamiliar ways.


On the Record

We’re very proud of our particular and deliberate themes at The Doe. They cover a broad range of topics, ones that we feel are crucial to discourse in the world today. But still!