The Constitution of the United States is a powerful document. Not only does it lay out the rules for governing, but it is also the mirror by which we look at ourselves as a nation; for better or for worse. As a former history teacher, I may come off bias, however, to know and understand … More A Curriculum Teaching the Rules of Engagement
Police officers should not be stationed 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 … More How Do You Discipline?
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in American history. Many educators tend to confine Black history to only one month. The truth is that Black history is not confined to one group of people for one month only. The trials, tribulations, and triumphs of Black people … More Teaching a History of Uncomfortable Truths