by Kennita Ballard | 3.28.22
I want to share 3 ways we can codesign our curriculum and pedagogy with students, so they become active partners in their education:
by Anjali Joshi | 3.24.22
I sometimes hear from my fellow math and science teachers that we don’t need to worry about culturally responsive pedagogy. Math is math, isn’t it? But the truth is that there is no such thing as neutral subjects.
by Darius Wimby | 5.26.21
As I was planning for this current school year, I knew I wanted to do something different, curriculum-wise, with my students, because I felt like I wasn’t giving them the total learning experience in my first two years. When I was first developing the course, I came across the question, “What is power?”
by Victoria Thompson | 12.14.20
As more educators step up to do the work of anti-racism in their classrooms and communities – and make what John Lewis called “good trouble” – it’s essential that we seek out resources in every subject area that center the experiences of those who are Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC).
by Jami Witherell | 9.13.20
One of the first lessons I teach when I meet a new group of students focuses on our names. It sets the tone for everything that follows – by saying we value one another, who we are and the experiences that shape us.
by Ashley Washington | 8.26.20
Any coach or administrator can tell you: Just by walking into a classroom and seeing the demographics of the students, you can often tell right off the bat whether you’re in an honors level class or not. That should not be the case.
by Ashley Washington | 8.19.20
The first time I had a Black teacher, I was a junior in high school. She was my AP Chemistry teacher, Ms. Price, and I credit her with empowering me as a Black woman – and with inspiring my path toward education. (You can read more about her impact on me in my previous blog post: Reconnecting with your “why.”)
by Ashley Washington | 8.10.20
When I was growing up, I attended a law-focused magnet school in the Dallas area. All of my classes were centered around the law, with the idea that I’d pursue law school down the road.