Coach Smith!

Some call him Coach, I call him A. I’m referring to Coach Aden Smith, Sr., whose team just celebrated winning the Long Island County Championship in a 49-7 victory against Nassau County Powerhouse Seaford. Coach Smith’s Shoreham Wading River Wildcats was the Suffolk County Representative in the championship game after defeating rival Mt. Sinai. CoachContinue reading “Coach Smith!”

Everyone Can’t Be Highly Effective

It’s that time of year when every administrator should be preparing themselves for their first round of formal observations. Hopefully, this isn’t the first time teachers see you in their classrooms. I would love to think that you have been a fixture in classrooms, and teachers/kids know what to expect when you visit.  As youContinue reading “Everyone Can’t Be Highly Effective”

High-Quality Teachers of Color.

We need More High-Quality Teachers of Color. We need more high-quality Teachers of Color. I want to make that clear, as we continuously hear the argument that the teaching field overall is lacking in diverse candidate selection.  However, I’m using my statement as a clarifier. I believe that a “Bad” Teacher of Color can causeContinue reading “High-Quality Teachers of Color.”

Black Mamma Agency!

The Buzz Around Town. Lately, I’ve heard arguments that leave me angry and confused. Most of these arguments center around “Cancel Culture, ” “Agency,” and “Ownership.”  “Black Mamma” Agency and Ownership in the era of cancel culture is real.  Alas, we have folks that are trying to discredit these ladies, and I simply will notContinue reading “Black Mamma Agency!”

6ix9ine Tells Judge: These Teachers Don’t Give a Crap About Black and Brown Kids Learning!

6ix9ine. For those of you who have not heard, indicted Rapper 6ix9ine testified on behalf of the federal government recently. 6ix9ine was a far better witness than Cory Lewandowski, Bob Mueller, or all other witnesses who have testified for any democratic committee of Congress.  Dropping Dimes. True to form, the rapper dropped a dime onContinue reading “6ix9ine Tells Judge: These Teachers Don’t Give a Crap About Black and Brown Kids Learning!”