• Teaching Urban Social Sponsored By Common Curriculum

    TUC Lesson Plan Potluck Social provides an opportunity for educators to connect and share their best teaching strategies and lesson plans. We strongly encourage participation in the potluck. Participants will gain access to a drive that includes all materials shared at our social This event is for you if you work at a school in an urban area (we welcome teachers, mentors, counselors, social workers and teacher aides) are looking for great lesson plan ideas or would like to share your own want to build a network of support Each attendee will receive a trial subscription to a online lesson planner making your lesson planning more convenient , thanks to our…

  • Teaching Urban Self-Care Challenge

    Subscribe now to receive your Teaching Urban Cafe Three Week Self-Care Challenge. The first 100 people to subscribe will be eligible to receive a free action plan to support their self-care goals. Please note: To receive a free Teaching Urban Cafe Action Plan a teacher survey must be submitted by July 31st. Challenge begins Monday, August 5th, 2019

  • Keep Talking to the Brick Wall

    Last night I received an unexpected phone call from one of the young women I mentor. It was my mini me. I had placed my phone on the charger in the back room so that I could focus on finishing my paper in another room. I needed to ask a classmate a question on the assignment so I went to get my phone. As I picked it up, I noticed a missed call from her. At the end of the school year, she refused to speak to me looking right through me as I walked through the hallway and greeted her one afternoon. She was upset, she felt betrayed by…