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The Intersection of Rhetorics and Justice: an IB unit of study When teaching about historically marginalized and oppressed communities, that’s usually what students understand:...

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    October 31, 2016

    Takin’ On the Hard Topics

    Recently, I wrote a response to the Larry Ferlazzo’s Classroom Q & A blog question: What are good strategies teachers can use when exploring “controversial”...

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    October 1, 2016

    Not Your Momma’s Mockingbird

    The first unit of the year with the freshmen is a fun one filled with tons of *stuff*. I’m really proud of the construction...

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    September 19, 2016

    Hope

    Working at this independent school has been a great and challenging experience for me. The biggest challenge? I have never taught in a classroom...

ELL/Bilingual Ed.

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English Language Learners in the U.S.

Our Beliefs We believe that bilingual education is a civil right. We believe that English Language Learners in public schools are currently under attack...

Reflection

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A Lesson on the N-Word

You can’t teach the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and not discuss the n-word. Ignoring it is irresponsible. So, how does a teacher engage her...

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    January 4, 2017

    Dust Your Shoulders Off

    I’ve had many difficult teaching moments. Some were a result of my own doing, yet many were a result of systemic inequalities that bled...

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    November 14, 2016

    What I Told My Seniors

    I didn’t realize how unprepared I was for Trump’s election. I had simply not thought that result through. Immediately I began receiving text messages....

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    October 17, 2016

    Teachin’ Ain’t for the Weak

    Teaching at Headwaters is quite the change of pace & style for me. The main differences are the creative autonomy I have and the student...

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TwitterLove&Magic

The Intersection of Rhetorics and Justice: an IB unit of study When teaching about historically marginalized and oppressed communities, that’s usually what students understand:...

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    December 13, 2017

    What is Your Baby Reading?

    Children love books and storytelling. As parents, it’s a go-to activity. In my home, my almost-3 year old reads on her own even though...

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    November 1, 2017

    A Lesson on the N-Word

    You can’t teach the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and not discuss the n-word. Ignoring it is irresponsible. So, how does a teacher engage her...

  • blm
    October 1, 2016

    Not Your Momma’s Mockingbird

    The first unit of the year with the freshmen is a fun one filled with tons of *stuff*. I’m really proud of the construction...

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Beautiful Blackness

In honor of Black History Month, Roberto performed a poem entitled “Beautiful Blackness” and blew us all away! The words are below and a...

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    December 8, 2014

    The Blog

    Welcome to our blog. Read, comment, and share. Photo Credit:  Elevated Thought Foundation http://www.elevatedthought.org