About Ruben Brosbe

Ruben Brosbe is a fourth 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. When he is not teaching Ruben likes to explore new neighborhoods in NYC or cook.

#NationalSchoolWalkout Activities for Elementary Students

On March 14th, 2018, teachers, students, and families will participate in a #NationalSchoolWalkout organized by the Women's March Youth EMPOWER. The walkout is meant to last 17 minutes in protest of congressional inaction after the 17 people murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The Parkland shooting seems to have reignited a [...]

The White Nationalist Teacher and The Implications For Other Teachers

A White Nationalist Teacher is Exposed On March 3rd, HuffPost reported on a Florida middle school teacher with a double life as the host of a white nationalist podcast. According to the article, "Dayanna Volitich, a 25-year-old social studies teacher at Crystal River Middle School in Florida, has been secretly hosting the white nationalist podcast [...]

By |2018-03-04T21:06:18-04:00March 4th, 2018|Instruction & Curriculum|2 Comments

Donald Trump Isn’t the Problem…The U.S. Education System Is

When You Can't Repeat the President's Words... Last week The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump had an issue with immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries coming to the United States. You probably heard about his choice of language, so I won't repeat it here. As usual, there was outrage and condemnation from [...]

By |2018-01-14T23:02:36-04:00January 14th, 2018|Current Events in Education, Opinion|0 Comments