The REAL LOVE That Our Hearts Need

Overcome Obstacles

Every week, I look at my rosters, and I think about the ONEs I need to go after. Who are the ones that are not logging in? How can I go after them? Who are the ones not completing assignments? How...

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The Hard Topics

Engage Students

I remember it was my third year teaching and I had just received my Master’s Degree in Sociology with an emphasis on race studies. I was tasked with teaching Dual Credit Sociology to high...

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You Are Safe Here

Respect

What we choose to ignore speaks volumes about who we are and what students can expect from us. ...

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The Importance of Teaching Our Kids about Financial Literacy

Consider Their Future

A.K.A. Why Should You Teach Your Kid How to Manage Their Money and a Few Tips on Getting Started. “The Old Saying” Remember the old saying, “What they don’t know won’t hurt...

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I’m Fighting To The Very End

Learning Environment

With the news of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, I woke up this morning reflecting what she was to our country and how she used her platform and position to advocate for...

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Have We Counted the Cost?

Consider Their Future

When you decided to get into teaching, you did it for several reasons. Most teachers joined the profession because we have a passion for educating and reaching students. We want to change the world...

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Just Ask

Engage Students

..And yet, one of the worst things a teacher can do, and one that is not entirely uncommon, is to ignore the culture of their students. ...

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Sustaining Joy through Challenges

Be Authentic

Never underestimate how sharing your personal joy work can have a positive impact on others especially during these continued times of uncertainty. ...

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Prioritizing Social Emotional Learning in the Age of COVID-19

Overcome Obstacles

For many of our learners, being present at a physical school building, and having a relationship with an educator is essential for their health and well being. It is the source of stability, peer...

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The Quiet Kid

Loyalty

I have stopped counting how many times I have heard colleagues say “I have an Asian kid and she is so good because she is quiet” or “Asian kids help our test scores” and the most recent,...

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