Educators Must Show Up for Marginalized Youth

By: Camellia Lee Gender and sexual diversity is ancient and global, not new. The escalating bigotry on trans and non-binary youth are connected to the dog-whistle racism of campaigns against critical race theory. To consolidate political power in the wake of the failed January 6 coup, the far right is targeting Black history and stoking…

Literacy and The Culture 

New Era, New Challenges, New Strategies– By Rochelle Scott The education profession has always been one that is constantly changing and evolving. When I entered the elementary classroom in 2006, my first grade classroom was steeped heavily in the principles from the Science of Reading a.k.a Reading First.Reading success was not an option, we wanted…

What’s in a name? CRT vs. CRT

By: Camellia Lee This Black History Month, let’s learn the history of Culturally Responsive Teaching and Critical Race Theory. What do these acronyms have in common besides the same letters? What’s the difference? Read on to find out.  Culturally Responsive Teaching Geneva Gay published Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Research, and Practice in 2000. You may…