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This past year has thrown both educators and students for a loop. The COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools all over the world. While some have slowly reopened, others have remained closed, choosing to prioritize online learning for the school year's duration.... Continue Reading →

Being an educator is one of the most noble occupations around. The job is not only an important one but a difficult one. Thus, in order to be successful at it, you have to dedicate your life to it.  Dr.... Continue Reading →

Read Across America Day was launched in 1998 by the National Education Association (NEA). It is a day to encourage children and teenagers to read and falls annually on March 2, which is also Dr. Seuss's birthday. Last week a principal asked me to come... Continue Reading →

by Marcus Jackson, Ed.D. I did some reflecting this weekend and asked my daughter this question as it relates to various topics. Before I allowed her to answer, I shared a story with her. The summer heading into my junior... Continue Reading →

In my school district, engagement with boys is at an all-time high. In my position, I support 12 schools. Ten elementary schools and two middle. I have the opportunity to visit each school and observe at least four classes a... Continue Reading →

Last weekend I took a mini-vacation and it ended up not only being a vacation but an interesting experience. While hanging out after dinner with my cousin in the foyers social area we began to dance as we had music... Continue Reading →

A few weeks ago, I interacted with a second-grade student who reminded me why you should never give up on a child. While conducting an observation, I felt this student looked at me the entire observation, and she kept waving.... Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty around the globe. For school administrators, educators, and students, it has not only disrupted learning but also reimagined the way education is provided. Students have been forced to face ever-changing school... Continue Reading →

Positive mental health plays an extremely important role in many aspects of life, including academia. To educators, it is becoming ever more apparent that students require mental health support and assistance developing skills related to emotional intelligence. However, as a... Continue Reading →

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