How To Handle A Fight

Police officers do not belong in schools. However, you may teach at a school where there is probably a school resource officer on the premise. Depending on the population of your school, you may have multiple on the campus. School resource officers are police officers who are assigned to schools to maintain discipline. They are … More How To Handle A Fight

What To Ask At Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conference time is stressful. It is stressful for students, for teachers, for administrators and of course, for you; the parents. Students, specifically those failing or endanger of failing, are fearful of their parents’ reactions when outed by their teachers. Teachers are stressed by the possibility of bad interactions with parents. Administrators are stressed by … More What To Ask At Parent/Teacher Conferences

Cultural Competency 101: Characteristics of the Urban/Inner-City Pt. 1 (Lesson 4)

Whenever a coach or scout is looking for a player with a particular skill set to fit their team, they have various categories of players to choose from. If you are a basketball coach and you are looking for a tall guard who is quick, can handle the ball and can shoot a medium range … More Cultural Competency 101: Characteristics of the Urban/Inner-City Pt. 1 (Lesson 4)

Some Questions Parents Need to Ask To Teachers And Administration

As a parent of a child of color in any school district, communication with the school is a must. Too often, parents wait until back to school night to step foot inside a school. Unfortunately, there are those who may wait until the first sign of trouble for their student; parent teacher conferences, which usually happen after report cards have been mailed home. As a parent of child in school, you should strive to maintain regular contact with your child’s teachers and administration. … More Some Questions Parents Need to Ask To Teachers And Administration