Teaching is hard. Good teaching is really hard and takes practice. Great teachers are angels from God, in addition to the other things. Basically, give yourself a break. I’m sending you a virtual hug. We are all figuring this out.
Tulsa Public Schools is using social media content to support parents with elementary-aged children at home. The district is launching two regular week-day features on its Facebook page.
Homeschool doesn’t have to be burdensome; it’s a time that can be a real gift for the Black community, a time that we can use to bond with our Black children and teach them about our incredible history and our resiliency as a people.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has called an emergency meeting of the State Board of Education for 4 p.m. today to authorize the closure of all Oklahoma schools beginning March 17 and lasting until April 6.
A Brookings Institute study reveals that “Black students who have one Black teacher by third-grade are 7% more likely to graduate high school and 13% more likely to enroll in college. After having two Black teachers, a Black students’ likelihood of enrolling in college increases by 32%.”
If Black lives truly matter at school, then we must invest in programs that promote growth rather than barriers.
The Morehouse College Polo Club received certification by the United States Polo Association making it officially the first HBCU polo team in history.