Category Archives: History

TURNING ADVERSARIES INTO ALLIES: Strategic Strategies for Classroom Management

          Check it out! Excerpts of content from my 2018 Black Educators Rock Conference presentation for educators. 3 Tips on Influencing Classroom Adversaries to become Teacher Allies. Use the link to see full content of my … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU ENGAGE CHILDREN TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF LEARNING?

‘I have learned that, although I am a good teacher, I am a much better student, and I was blessed to learn valuable lessons from my students on a daily basis. They taught me the importance of teaching to a … Continue reading

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‘Celebrate Literacy!’

‘There is a reason it used to be a crime in the Confederate states to teach a slave to read: Literacy is power.’ – Matt Taibbi If I told you 4 years ago an educator who lamented returning to the … Continue reading

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Be A Child’s Champion As An Educator

https://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion?language=en Be encouraged as an educator!

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Why Am I Yelling?

                      ‘Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.’ … Continue reading

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I Will Progress, Succeed, & Achieve as an Educator: My Declaration

‘I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.’ – John Wooden I learned to share in the classroom management workshops I facilitated, ‘No matter whether anyone else validates, or affirms … Continue reading

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The Journey is Worth the Struggle – Cortland Jones

The Journey is Worth the Struggle – Cortland Jones. via The Journey is Worth the Struggle – Cortland Jones.

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