TCRWPBS

TCRWPBS If I told you about my frustrations with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWPBS), you wouldn’t believe me.  First, you would think I was making it up.  Unfortunately, I am not making it up.  This curriculum isn’t in the best interest of Black and Brown kids.  As a result of my willingness toContinue reading “TCRWPBS”

Thank Principals, It’s October

National Principal’s Month It’s National Principal’s Month, and I wanted to take the time to celebrate our principals. Principals are the unsung heroes of our schools. Our principals and principals across the United States have some of the most challenging jobs in education. It’s a high risk, low reward job. If something terrible happens inContinue reading “Thank Principals, It’s October”

Everyone Can’t Be Highly Effective

It’s that time of year when every administrator should be preparing themselves for their first round of formal observations. Hopefully, this isn’t the first time teachers see you in their classrooms. I would love to think that you have been a fixture in classrooms, and teachers/kids know what to expect when you visit.  As youContinue reading “Everyone Can’t Be Highly Effective”

High-Quality Teachers of Color.

We need More High-Quality Teachers of Color. We need more high-quality Teachers of Color. I want to make that clear, as we continuously hear the argument that the teaching field overall is lacking in diverse candidate selection.  However, I’m using my statement as a clarifier. I believe that a “Bad” Teacher of Color can causeContinue reading “High-Quality Teachers of Color.”

Teach for America is not the Enemy, Bad Schools are!

Teach4America is not the Enemy. Teach for America is not the enemy; bad schools are! Why is it so taboo to say we have a failing school system nationwide? Especially for Black and Latinx students. It’s as if we are always looking for a scapegoat instead of admitting and fixing the real problems in education.Continue reading “Teach for America is not the Enemy, Bad Schools are!”

Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Student Trauma in the Classroom. Trauma-informed classrooms help. Student trauma from home to the school is a real thing. Some of our students have seen the very worse of what life has to offer. These students don’t need nor want your pity, but they deserve your respect. They deserve for you to walk a mileContinue reading “Trauma-Informed Classrooms”

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