Tag :teaching

Posted on 05 May 2014
2 School 4 Cool: Making Intelligence the Popular Culture (Teacher’s Guide)

As a solution to what is now the growing topic of discussion, Georgia’s State School Report Card, I do hereby publically request that we begin a new initiative for education called “2 School 4 Cool.” Just as simpl...

Posted on 21 Apr 2014
Cinquain Poetry Activity: Read & Share Lead

This article presents an activity, Cinquain Poetry Read and Share, which effectively uses Cinquain poetry in order to stimulate student learning. Cinquain Poetry Read and Share is a whole group activity. The activity is...

Posted on 28 Nov 2013
The Art of Storytelling and Desired Outcomes

Slick Rick did it best, and Outcast was a classic as well—the Art of Storytelling. Though the title strikes instant memory of my favorite hip hop artists, the context goes much deeper. The art of storytelling is a time...

Posted on 16 Jul 2013
Teachable Moments: Lessons from the George Zimmerman Trial

As an educator, I unders, ca the importance of using current events as a teachable moment. It is highly researched that one way to reach students is by drawing from real-life situations ca tapping into prior knowledge. ...

Posted on 31 Aug 2012
Why We Need More Black Professors

College professors play a crucial role in the function of educational institutions and in the overall success of many students’ lives.  Part of the reason why I decided to become a professor was because I never had a ...

Posted on 25 Jul 2012
The Underground Philosophy of Education Blog: Background to the Underground

In order for readers to continue to follow the content of my blogs, I felt it necessary to explain the method to my madness.  Where did it all originate? The Underground Philosophy of Education Blog is an extension of ...