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About Jheanell Lumsden

Jheanell Lumsden is a young, black educator who hails from Jamaica but is currently working in Toronto, Canada. She is dedicated to ensuring her curriculum is diverse and reflective of stories from all over the world and from groups that are typically left out from English curriculum. Furthermore, she works to create a revolutionary classroom in which her students are critically thinking about the world and seeking to enact real change.

I’m a Teacher and I’m Counting down the Days until my School Shuts Down

I want to start this article with a confession: I’m counting down the days till when my school finally shuts down. No seriously, every morning as I sit at my desk in my classroom, I immediately check off another day on my calendar signifying another day that has passed in which I’ve physically been teaching [...]

By |2020-10-01T22:09:35-04:00October 1st, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments

COVID-19 Has Made Me Rethink My Instruction: 5 Online Tools to Use in Language Arts Classes

We’re a week away from returning to in-person teaching for the new school year and the obvious anxieties and fear about being back at school, where the spread of COVID-19 feels inevitable and is on everyone’s minds. This year, teaching will take on new challenges and risks, and no amount of mental preparation will make [...]

It’s Time to take Social Studies Seriously in Schools

Quick request: Raise your hand if you took a Social Studies course in high school. Next, think about whether it was a required course or an elective. On June 1st, 2020, The Educators Room Instagram Account (@theeducatorsroom) reposted a post from Rachel (Goan) Turner's Twitter account (@ChattanoogaChat) who tweeted about the future of Social Studies [...]

By |2020-08-10T19:52:26-04:00August 10th, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments

Wait! Is Your School actually Taking a Stand Against Racial Injustice?

This past week has been a combination of frustrating and strange. For the past month, there have been continuous protests asking for justice for unarmed Black people who have been wrongfully murdered by the police in the United States namely George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, among many many others. One of the [...]

By |2020-07-01T12:17:01-04:00July 1st, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments
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