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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.

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

Self Care Won’t Solve Teacher Burnout. Organizing Will.

The Self Care Trap There was a time (I suppose we’re still in it) when an endless stream of “trauma-informed” initiatives passed through my Facebook feed, e-mail inbox, and classroom. A lot of these offered some variation of mindfulness training for teachers or students. Whether it was through yoga or meditation, numerous programs promised safer, [...]

By |2019-11-06T16:23:55-05:00November 6th, 2019|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments