Merging data with qualitative instincts should be the standard in education—not a privilege. A visit to Greenville, SC gave us a glimpse into that future.
When their perspectives, interests, and diverse learning styles are taken into account, students become motivated. And motivated students will learn.
Former Principal & Superintendent Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez has had a lengthy career of advocating for teachers and using technology to enhance education.
A back-to-school story about the importance of embracing bells & whistles like personalized learning to keep students engaged — and how playlists can help.
I’ve witnessed students on the autism spectrum struggle to recognize emotions and acknowledge non-verbal cues from others. These social emotional skills…
The first step to an emotionally regulated classroom is to be emotionally regulated yourself. Here are three tips to get started.
I wasn’t always the Fresh Professor. At one point, I was just another starving actor trying to make a living. But stories change over time, as do professional desires. This is Part Two of my story. Enjoy the ride. August 2000. Waltham, MA Her name was Maggie, and she was badass. I met her at Brandeis University, […]
I wasn’t always the Fresh Professor. At one point, I was just another starving actor, trying to make a living. But stories change over time, as do professional desires. This is Part One of my story. Enjoy the ride. January 1998: New York City I moved from Chicago to the Big Apple with a couple hundred dollars […]
“We cannot treat our students as ‘other people’s children’ (Delpit, 1995) — their pain is our pain… audacious hope demands that we reconnect to the collective by struggling alongside one another, sharing in the victories and the pain.” — Jeff Duncan-Andrade “Why; our backs are now against the wall. Listen all of y’all it’s a sabotage. Listen all of […]
The following post was submitted by a New York City educator. The author has chosen to remain anonymous. You’ll understand why. I am an educator, and I am desperate to be taught. I have been working in schools for eight years as a teacher, department lead, and instructional coach. I am by no means a veteran […]
Yesterday was not a good day. Xenophobia won in the U.K. The Supreme Court, by deciding nothing, exposed five million lives to fear, uncertainty, and instability. While his city still tries to heal, the police officer who drove the van where Freddie Gray’s spine was snapped can now wake up every morning without fear of […]