• Literacy in History

    He asked me if I was teaching ELA this year. I had been working on my bulletin board for the start of my year. It included the book covers of historical text. Although it was an odd question from a teacher, I was happy to get my message across. There is literacy in history! So many people in our community believe reading should remain solely in the English Langauge Arts classrooms. I beg to differ, which is why I am building a new library to support scholars. I taught Global History seven years ago at another school and I don’t have the resources that I would like to use. My students…

  • 3 Reasons On Why You Need To Be An Empowered Voter : A message to my fellow Bronxites

      Your social and economic conditions and opportunities depend on it. Bronxites- Did you know that our borough has the highest poverty rate? We’re one of the lowest in all 62 counties of New York State. We are also the least healthy, have the lowest median household income and lowest success rate for education in New York City. We also have the lowest voting turnout. We’ve been at the bottom of the barrel for quite some time. Wouldn’t you like to see our borough do better? Voting to put the right representatives in office will yield better results than not voting at all. Your Silence is still a vote of…