Today marks day ☝🏽 of Black History Month. I challenge you to honor Black History month that tells the true history of Black people AND honor the excellence. Honor the existence in before slavery. Honor the existence in spite of racism. Honor the excellence in spite of lack of recognition. Honor the history in spite … Continue reading Black History Month
What are you truly using mentor texts for?
Yes, we can teach standards with mentor texts. Of course, please, align them and use them purposefully and intentionally in your planning. You know, I’m an instructional coach so, I’m like, yes, do that. [continue reading] However, use of mentor texts like picture books (at any level), poetry, essays, excerpts of essays, multimedia sources, speeches, … Continue reading What are you truly using mentor texts for?
WE Teachers is what Educators Need!
This post is sponsored by WE Teachers, made possible by Walgreens. All opinions are my own. The answer to the statement above is FALSE. The beginning of the year in the field of education has always been stressful. However, with the Covid-19 pandemic crisis among us and years of a pandemic called systemic racism, stress … Continue reading WE Teachers is what Educators Need!