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 sink.
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 leading.
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 learn.
As we pursue our goal of inclusive classrooms, I wanted to share with you a blog we published last Spring. CRE Pitfalls: Avoiding Reinforcing.
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.
At this time, more than ever, it's become increasingly important for students, and teachers alike, to learn about and celebrate Black History.
Recently we asked our education community to name their favorite culturally responsive books. We want to share these books with you so that all of.
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 she.
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 this.
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 teacher.
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 many.
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 soon.
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.
Several years ago I was obsessed with listening to TED Talks. It was in the midst of this obsession that I stumbled upon Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s.
If you are looking for a starting point to ensure that your school is aligned to the Next Generation Learning Standards or have already started.
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