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Black Boy Joy in Education
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Do you realize that there are not a lot of BLACK male educators? It’s easy to get caught up in the news articles about what Black men aren’t doing, but let’s highlight the WORK that is done behind the scenes! Studies show that black male teachers typically spend 5.4 hours outside of regular class time mentoring or counseling students.
My child is struggling in school, what should I do?
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Is homework help effective?
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We have a confession: Offering homework help is doing your child a disservice. Photo credits: @spiffyshotthis on Instagram Let's break this down. If your child needs help with homework, we can think about two things 1. they missed something in class, or 2. they have not mastered the skills needed to be an independent learner. You can tell your kid to "pay attention in class" until you are blue in the face, but the reality is that... things happen. Sometimes kids zone out when they don't understand, which is completely normal. Teachers assign homework to check for understanding to get...