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Learning to Love Our Country: The President is Wrong About Teachers

Guest Writer: Julie Letofsky Julie Letofsky has taught young children in Arizona public schools for 33 years. She writes often about the amazing things that occur as she works with children to become readers, writers, problem solvers, and decent people. She is a three-time National Board Certified Teacher, Early Childhood/Generalist. I love teaching social studies. [...]

By |2020-07-10T12:01:50-04:00July 10th, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|3 Comments

[Opinion] At Least I Didn’t Spill the Coffee: How Secretary Betsy DeVos’s Address to Educators Missed the Mark

The morning started well enough. One fried egg in coconut oil, a cup of hot Café Bustelo, and an open laptop. I was ready to make significant headway on my to-do list and get ahead of the work that quickly mounts when postponed. It was while plowing through my tasks that I saw Vice President [...]

By |2020-07-08T19:04:16-04:00July 8th, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|1 Comment

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

Lead Racism Out of Your School

Racism is like water. When racism finds a way in, it seeps into every opening it can find. Does racism exist in your school? If you said no, then dig deeper because you're probably missing something. If you answered yes, what are you doing to lead racism out of your school? Racism in schools is [...]

Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching in K-12 Schools

Next week, join The Educator’s Room with Founder Franchesca Warren to discuss issues in education and America’s history of systemic racism and how schools perpetuate it. In “Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching In K-12 Schools” a one-night town hall that begins Friday, June 19, Warren will talk with black teachers, activists, thought leaders, and more about this [...]

By |2020-06-15T19:49:24-04:00June 14th, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|36 Comments