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How can White teachers survive the new Donald Trump era?

The recent 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump will present racial challenges for White teachers across the country. Many Black and Hispanic students will devalue the intentions of their White teachers which will ultimate impact student achievement and the overall … Continue reading

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How should teachers respond to civil rights complaints?

In a recent article, it is reported that the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights is investigating a civil rights complaints regarding the Oklahoma City Public School teachers and school district. The three civil rights complaints include failing … Continue reading

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Teacher Qualities that Reduce Teacher Student Fights

Teacher student fights that involve Black students continue to become one of the biggest challenges for schools today. One sure fire way to reduce teacher student fights is to better equip teachers to understand Black students. Black students continue to … Continue reading

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Offsetting Black Student Opposition

With the ensuing verdict of the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Teachers will need to develop strategies for dealing with Black student opposition. As former math teacher, the first thing that you must know is that you have a prime opportunity … Continue reading

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What should teachers call Black students?

Recent events of calling Black students names has caused teachers to be suspended, reprimanded, and publicly humiliated by the news media. For many teachers the question has to be: How can I effectively communicate with Black students and not place … Continue reading

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Avoiding Teacher Student Fights Over Student Hats

In a recent article, two Greeley Central High School teachers were involved in a teacher student fight over the student’s hat. On Monday October 27, in the hallway, a teacher asked a student to remove his hat. It is said … Continue reading

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Teachers: How to Talk to Black Students About the Vonderrick Myers Shooting

While the fatal death of any teenager, such as Vonderrick Myers, is a tragedy, many Black students will return to school either doubtful about or angry with their teachers. Students will be doubtful because they may not longer trust in … Continue reading

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