New York Times bestselling author Nancy Isenberg’s latest book “White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America” was recommended to me recently by one of my professors. This book debunks the theory that America is a classless society. Isenberg uncovers the legacy of the poor white people that this country has been built … More White Trash (A book review)
Is the overall culture of education toxic to our students? Joshua Katz, a high school math teacher in Florida, explains his position during his TEDx talk in 2014. Mr. Katz spends his days teaching “those students”. The students that society (typically) determines unteachable. “Those students” struggle with the college bound track that they are forced … More Is the Culture of Education Toxic?
One of the best ways to connect with students is through their culture. As educators it is ideal for us to help students create an educational experience that will allow them to participate in their cultural legacy. By embracing students cultures, educators are able to reach students at a new level of understanding. In a … More Cultural Legacy
I recently came across this video of Dr. Chris Emdin as the keynote speaker of the South by Southwest Education conference. After talking about the video with my sister, a New York Public School system educator, she had the opportunity to attend a conference where Dr. Emdin was speaking. I was slightly jealous that she … More Dr. Chris Emdin
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