So. Remember that video about privilege that was on Facebook? You know, the one that had the kids taking steps … More
So I’m a real relaxed teacher. If you tryna work and not be a jerk about school expectations there’s not … More
This year my team goes on a lotta field trips. I mean lots. We be out. One such field trip … More
Okay, so lemme backstory a bit. This year, I am back to teaching 8th grade math, Honors Edition. Like, it’s … More
I mean, y’all been seeing the news, right? Right. And if you have any friends who are teachers, I’m certain … More
If you’ve read anything I’ve wrote in the past, then you know that I have spent time on this medium … More
We have so much work to do. I have so much more process to complete. So I am going to … More
I teach a bunch of slow students. I know, that is so rude to say but I mean what I say. They are retarded–NOT intellectually disabled, but stunted in the way they process the world around them. My students lack initiative, bound by the limiting presence of well-meaning adults. Let me explain something to you. […]
When you allow God to correct you, you give Him the room to perfect you.
For all new teachers, alternative certification teachers, and general teachers of urban students: Teaching requires the kind of self reflection and personal honesty that most people avoid. Learn to self correct early and often–your fight is not with the students, but inside yourself. The better you become, the better your students become.