Sometimes, you just get a gut feeling on if you need to leave an organization. Too often we (teachers) attempt … Continue reading When To Get Out
Being a teacher of color is a gift and a curse. In addition to empowering young people, involved in your … Continue reading A Village of Support for Teachers of Color
Towards the end of my last full school year in the classroom, I received a note in my mailbox from … Continue reading Finishing the School Year Strong
The Constitution of the United States is a powerful document. Not only does it lay out the rules for governing, … Continue reading A Curriculum Teaching the Rules of Engagement
Since the days of the Obama administration, there has been a heavy focus on providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and … Continue reading Abandon The Textbook
Police officers should not be stationed in schools. However, you may teach at a school where there is probably a … Continue reading How Do You Discipline?
Years ago, I gave a professional development at a school where I was teaching. It was on cultural competency and … Continue reading They See Color… Even When You Don’t