Dream with me for a minute. Imagine we didn’t relegate teaching “non-white” history to designated “History Months?” I remember when I was a student teaching. My cooperating teacher was like, “it’s February, teach Black History. Next month teach Women’s History.” So that’s what I did. Black History Month is essential. It brings attention to and […]
Warning, this isn’t like my usual upbeat and positive posts. I’m gettin’ real. A note: when I’m mentioning white people, I am talking about the racist white people of the time I am discussing. Now that that’s out of the way… Back in late Spring of 2020, (you know, when people said they cared about […]
I’m proud that my school district changed Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. It’s important to recognize indigenous people. I’m sure there were a ton of people who had an atomic wedgie over it, but… It was the right move. That got me thinking. What did I learn about indigenous people in my K-12 education? […]
Is everyone about to pull their hair out with this whole remote learning thing, or is it just me? You are? That’s what I thought. My district didn’t start any real remote learning until about two weeks ago. When they first unveiled out the new remote learning strategy, I was like, “wait a minute. We’ve […]
I’ve got to admit; I’m pretty good at time management. I haven’t always been great at it, so I created three steps for effective management. Many of the strategies come from ten years working for a direct sales company. That experience taught me strategies and steps to ensure that I’m more efficient with my time. […]
So February is over, and you did an excellent job teaching Black History for 28 days, but you wonder to teach Black History all year?? Don’t get me wrong, I think Black History Month is essential. It brings attention to and honors the contributions of black* people; it helps continue the conversation about issues black […]
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