I hope our last poem of the month resonates with you the same way it did with me and provides inspiration for you to reflect on self.
Social injustice has been a recurring theme in American life and once again has dominated our lives, communities and classrooms for the last 331.
Let the celebration continue. We are highlighting the work of our community poet Jessica Diaz to share with you. Enjoy her words and let them.
When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high,
Teaching Matters is committed to providing educators with resources that will impact our classrooms and communities. Our mission - to close the.
When I starting planning a blog to commemorate and recognize teachers and all that has happened in the last year, I did not think I would be.
More than ever, every coach needs a coach - a thought partner to turn to for sound bites of advice when we need them the most, particularly.
"When children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read or when the images they see are distorted, negative, or laughable, they.
As a bookworm and true crime fanatic I was instantly intrigued by the storyline to Monday’s Not Coming. And, as a Black woman and advocate for.
Recently we asked our education community to name their favorite culturally responsive books. We want to share these books with you so that all.
The 400 Mile in 100 Day Challenge - Join us! This is an invitation!! Like many of you, I watched the attack on our capital by home grown.
Yale University’s Dr. Dina Simmons recently wrote a piece for ASCD entitled “Why We Can't Afford Whitewashed Social Emotional Learning” in which.
Abrupt school building closures and remote learning have been difficult for students and educators alike, and the return from break undoubtedly.
Every January, people near and far herald the year to come with lights. And light does more than create a festive mood. Light brings hope. As.
Systemic racism has been a part of US history for 401 years and it will take more then one summer of social reckoning to dismantle and rebuild an.
Several weeks ago, while coaching a new teacher in our new reality, I observed the use of a similar pattern or practice to instruction. The.
Over fifteen years ago, I attended an elite public magnet high school in New York City. The school prided itself on developing young leaders who.
The dual pandemics of COVID-19 and the racial injustices that plague our systems have created a heightened sense of unrest and uneasiness among.
A high school friend of mine, Deion, had immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica as a small child. His mother worked tirelessly to support them; as.
Joy. It is something I have been ruminating on and desperately trying to find these past few months. In the midst of a global pandemic that has.
I am a former veteran science teacher who now works as a science coach. Science education, to me, means providing kids with experiences that.
As an educational consultant and coach, I spend much of my time helping to grow teachers into the kind of educators who will inspire and.
Lesson planning. It’s something educators do on a regular basis and something we must continue to do through these traumatic circumstances. Our.
Do your students have the tools to discern all of the information they are receiving about the COVID-19 pandemic and social injustice in the.
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