And the GRAMMY goes to…our music teachers!

In my past life, before I became a teacher, I was actually a starving folk singer. Eventually, I did teach my fourth graders some of the classics (you will have to watch the video to know what I mean). More…

Black History Month: We can overcome and we must resist!

“Dr. King, President Lincoln, and other shapers of our American story proudly watch over our National Mall. … They spoke and marched and toiled and bled shoulder-to-shoulder with ordinary people who burned with the same hope for a brighter day.  That legacy is shared; that spirit is American. … So let us honor those who More…

From parents to partners

I think all educators would agree that family engagement is important, but we also know it isn’t easy. Here are a couple of suggestions for connecting with parents in case you’re looking for something new. More…

Don’t Mourn, Organize!

Now more than ever, we must double our resolve to bring people together and focus on building a future for all Americans where their dreams outweigh their fears and hope smothers anger and hate. We are stronger together and we will never give up on what we hold dear. More…