Equity Resources

Supporting students (and ourselves) in expressing our full range of emotions – Education Article

My guest today is a woman whose book changed my life and my marriage. Soraya Chemaly is an activist, award-winning writer, and media critic. Her recent book, Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger, was named the best book of 2018 by Fast Company, Psychology Today, Book Riot, and The Washington Post.  For me personally, it’s been one of the most influential books I’ve ever read. I got three chapters in and said to my husband, “You have got…

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4 myths about great teaching debunked – Education Article

You might know Jennifer Gonzalez from her incredible website and podcast–both are titled Cult of Pedagogy and are a wealth of information on the topic she’s most passionate about (apart maybe from CrossFit). And that’s helping teachers develop and implement amazing lessons. Jenn draws from her experience as a high school English teacher and a professor as she researches best teaching practices and shares them in a way that is practical and easy to implement in the classroom right away.…

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How to raise expectations (and have students rise to meet them) – Education Article

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: There’s a lot of research out there about what it means to be a warm demander but what I’m hoping to add to the conversation with this episode is a personal touch: What exactly does being a warm demander look like? “The warm demander” approach isn’t something that’s brand new.  In fact, the term was coined by Judith Kleinfeld back in 1975.  It’s an equity approach, grounded in showing students that you care…

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Cornelius Minor on teachers as agents of change – Education Article

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Cornelius Minor talks about his new book and how teachers can be agents of change in their community.  Today I’m talking with Cornelius Minor, a Brooklyn-based educator and staff developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. He’s just released a new book called “We Got This: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be.”   In our conversation, we’re going to discuss some of the key…

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