Respect Teachers. Nowadays, we make a lot of excuses for our students and their behaviors. We rationalize for their mistakes. Others blame generational trauma and a lack of quality education to help others understand there’s a need for help. Schools bring in wraparound services to help mitigate the trauma experienced by these students: more socialContinue reading “Respect Teachers.”
From Grandparents to Primary Care Givers. When you reach the stage of a grandparent, your role is different from that of the parent. You’ve raised your kids, hopefully in a manner that makes them responsible. No one warned you of the possibility that you’d go from grandparents to primary caregivers. One day, far in theContinue reading “From Grandparents to Primary Care Givers.”
Eight Million: If we could “Cape” for our students of color the way we “cape” for actors and athletes, 8 million students would be better off. Imagine a world where we advocate for the education of the poor and disenfranchised, No Cap. There are Eight million students of color, currently receiving less than adequate instructionContinue reading “The Day We Cape for a Quality Education for PoC; Instead of Caping for Jussie and the likes. ‘No Cap’”
10 Intangibles of Good Teaching: The following ten intangibles of good teaching are in no particular order. However, feel free to prioritize based on your needs. 1). Be reflective in your practice. It takes teachers at least four years to learn the curriculum, and become good at managing students. In years 0-4, be humble, hungry, andContinue reading “10 Intangibles of Good Teaching:”
Black students were also 19% of the 6.1 million students served under IDEA. More specifically, Black Males represented 12.8% of the 4.1 million males served under IDEA.