Guest Post via @wmjackson: What Images Are Your Children Seeing In School?

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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Guest Post via @dariapizzuto: Writing your dissertation and teaching? Tips on how not to lose your mind

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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Guest post by Robert Ward via @RewardingEdu: Why I Left the School I Loved

After twenty-one years teaching English at a public middle school in South Los Angeles, my eventual choice to change schools was an agonizing decision in a career that had more than its fair share of dilemmas and disasters. With utterly no training, I had begun my career at this chronically under-performing school as an “emergency” […]

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