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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 →

This has been a very crazy and challenging school year for everyone. In the past few weeks, I've talked to several parents about their teenage sons and a total lack of interest in school. Not completing assignments, not logging on,... Continue Reading →

Perceptions of Black Males in School: What Some Educators See, Feel, Do, and the Results

By Marcus Jackson, Ed.D.Posted on June 27, 2020To be me is rough, robust, and plenty of other stuff. Even at the reveal party, everyone sighed at the color blue as they knew the hell I'll have to go through. You... Continue Reading →

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On March 13, 2020, a historical event occurred due to the corona-virus that shut the entire world down. As an educational leader, my colleagues and I immediately began planning the next steps. However, plans were quickly put on hold as... Continue Reading →

Dear Educators, Being an educator is a heavy responsibility. Everything is your fault if it goes wrong, the entire world is on your shoulders, and everyone is expecting you to have all of the answers. Unfortunately, this pandemic has placed... Continue Reading →

Posted on May 28, 2020 by Marcus Jackson, Ed.D. Having a remarkable day is a choice, and I genuinely believe this. My favorite day of the week is Monday. That alone makes people bizarrely look at me. For some reason,... Continue Reading →

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