Ruben Abrahams Brosbe, Author at The Educators Room

About Ruben Abrahams Brosbe

Ruben Brosbe is a 3rd grade teacher in Harlem, New York City. He is passionate about social justice oriented project based learning, and finds that young people make the best activists. He is a co-founder of Teach Resistance, an online community for social justice and anti-bias elementary educators. He is also the founder and host of Teachable Moments, a live storytelling event featuring stories by former and current educators.

Mental Health Support for Remote Teaching and Learning 

Part I: Mental Health Support for Educators On March 15th, Mayor de Blasio announced that non-essential businesses and schools in New York City would close. The past month has been surreal, challenging, inspiring, overwhelming as I’ve tried to adapt to remote learning along with 75,000 other adults and more than one million children At some [...]

President Mike Bloomberg Would Be a Nightmare for Public Schools

#NeverBloomberg There are so many reasons Mike Bloomberg should not win the Democratic presidential primary. Using his billions to buy votes, his racist rationale for the 2008 housing crisis, his similarly racist and stubborn commitment to stop and frisk policing, and his misogynistic treatment of women are just a few of his recently publicized disqualifications.  [...]

By |2020-03-01T23:02:54-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments

It’s Time to Rethink Your School’s “Holiday” Celebrations

According to a 2016 Gallup study almost 8 in 10 Americans identify with a religion. Approximately three-quarters of Americans identify as Christian. The largest group after Christians are those who identify as secular or non-religious. I am someone who doesn’t fall into either of the largest categories. I am a Jewish American. And as a [...]

By |2019-12-18T13:33:25-05:00December 18th, 2019|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments