Are Public Schools Teaching Students How to Learn?

Let’s get right to it. Are public schools teaching students how to learn? Most educators in public schools will tell you that they aren’t. In fact, some public schools are still teaching students in learning models that help them to perform well on standardized tests. Awareness around improving how we are teaching children is needed before we simply reopen schools…

Black Male Teachers Are Pushed Out of Public Schools for Standing Up Against Racist Policies Targeting Black Students.

School just ended and many families were reminded of how toxic some public schools’ culture can be for Black students. Graduation is a tradition as well as a celebration. There are many public schools, traditional and non-traditional, that set dress codes for their graduation ceremonies. Dress codes that can become barriers for students who show up to graduation outside of…

Do We Want Teachers to Teach or Do Paperwork, That is the Question!?!

Are teachers really overwhelmed with teaching or the large amount of paperwork asked of teachers daily? I ask this question because if teachers are truly overwhelmed with the art of teaching, then we need to begin holding state teacher training programs accountable. Unfortunately, after COVID-19 I believe that teachers are tired of both. Teachers are given way too much paperwork…