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 […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: What Images Are Your Children Seeing In School?"
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 […]Read more "Guest Post via @dariapizzuto: Writing your dissertation and teaching? Tips on how not to lose your mind"
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 […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: Fatherhood from the First Day of School"
Apply STEM and STEAM to Hurricane Hermine Take the time to talk to your children about weather changes. Children are not like adults, they may not have the language development to share information about how they feel and their fears. Sometimes in all the activity children need to be reassured they are safe and support. […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: Apply STEM and STEAM to Hurricane Hermine"
Books for Parents Raising a Black Male ChildRead more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: Books for Parents Raising a Black Male Child"
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” […]Read more "Guest post by Robert Ward via @RewardingEdu: Why I Left the School I Loved"