B.O.N.D. Back To School Bash in Partnership with The i.W.A.N.N.A. Project and My Quest To Teach Prevent Bullying in Schools – Empowering Students and Parents by William Jackson, Edited by Ale’ta Turner The issue of bullying is a danger that influences the physical, mental and emotional security that disrupts the culture of […]
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We are doing our students a disservice if we keep doing what we’ve always done. The only way to prepare them for the future is to move on from the past and put them in the drivers seat of their learning process.
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Ever since I saw Rita Pierson’s TED talk, I have wanted to do a TED talk. So, when I received an email saying that TEDxWilmington was looking for speakers, I jumped at it. I have to be honest, I started filling out the app, and got discouraged. It was due the next day, and I had to submit […]
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Sometimes you get tired of the “new” thing in education. Well, I was tired of hearing, reading, and/or discussing “STEM” or “STEAM”, whichever you prefer. I really didn’t understand what the big deal was until we participated in Jen Wagner’s “Marble Run Challenge.” Now don’t get me wrong, my kids code, we integrate tech, etc, […]
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There used to be a time when a teacher would find his/her groove teaching, a style of teaching that produced results. Of course, as the years went by, that style, hopefully, would be refined, adjusted, tap here, tap there, and all is good. But “individual teaching styles” seem to have gone by the wayside. Teaching […]
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Stop Bullying with My Quest To Teach Video via William Jackson firstname.lastname@example.org My Quest To Teach Brownsville Church of Christ Back to School – Preventing Bullying I have been speaking and presenting on the prevention of bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and the inappropriate use of texting for several years. Through the use of incorporating traditional blogging, […]
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Dads Take Your Child to School Day by William Jackson, M.Edu. Instructor with Edward Waters College @wmjackson #MyQuestToTeach Daddy Blogger – Community Activist – Educator The Florida Department of Education initiative: Dads Take Your Child to School Day! The Department of Family and Community Engagement is partnering on this initiative. This event is similar to […]
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What Images Are Your Children Seeing In School? William Jackson, M.Ed. @wmjackson #MyQuestToTeach.Wordpress.com/ How often in our elementary, middle, and high schools are children of color and culture provided icons, symbols, visual acknowledgement and even photos of successful women and men of color and culture? How often are these images culturally relevant and inspiring? African […]
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As many of you know, I enrolled in my PhD program back in spring of 2014. Since then, I’ve been taking three classes per semester to fulfil my graduation requirements, teaching full time, and serving on various school and university committees. And although all my coursework is complete (YAY), I now find myself on a […]
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Fatherhood from the First Day of School William Jackson, M.Ed. Educator of 27 years, Teacher of the Year, Instructor with Edward Waters College. Parent of 2 college students Each school year is an opportunity to begin anew. To start off on a great foundation of learning and discovery. It is also another opportunity to encourage […]
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