The Power of Affirmations Part 3

Now that we know the importance of teaching our children to speak life, I want to discuss how vital it is for teachers and parents to do it.

The Power of Affirmations Part 2

I encourage teachers as well as parents to incorporate affirmations to help students overcome obstacles.

The Power of Affirmations

Words affect your emotions, change how you feel about yourself, and give you the confidence to try new things.

Shut Up, Take Note, and Listen

I invite individuals who see the hidden gifts of the black male youths in their lives to join #TheAmplification.

F1NE-TUNing Me

I am embracing my imperfections. I am asking for help when I need it. I am celebrating my wins. I am transforming my losses. I am...

What a Difference Goggles Make!

God has given me a vision, and I am going to control my thoughts, my desires, my actions, my time, and everything else to fulfill it.

Summer SEL Tips

Caregivers, please do not forget to help your child build healthy social and emotional skills.


I am NOT enough. However, I do not have to be. The God I serve is more than enough. I am more than a conqueror through Him that loves me.

Reading Prep for Your Pre-Ker

There are simple at-home reading activities that you and your child can do starting today to prepare her for kindergarten.

Caring with Caribu

Caribu will help us stimulate the brains of the little people in our lives while invigorating our own. Talk about a win-win situation!

Support for Parents with Pre-Kers

Create a complete academic daily schedule for your Pre-Ker and stick to it. This will help both you and your child.

Nearpod...My New Best Friend

I am grateful for online tools that are free, easy-to-use and great for increasing student participation. I am currently loving Nearpod.

Math Giving You the Heebie Jeebies? Part 2

For K-5 educators who may not be as comfortable providing math instruction yet are still required to do so, I have two recommendations.

Math Giving You the Heebie Jeebies? Part 1

The assertion that elementary school teachers experience high levels of math anxiety that they pass on to their students should be examined.

Nuggets for New Teachers

While I gleaned tips from all Nuggets sessions, I took a moment to share takeaways from Luqman Abdur-Rahman’s keynote address.

InterNetworking with Parents

We must leverage online resources to keep parents abreast of school events as well as provide academic and social-emotional support.

RACE- Not Just an ELA Thang

RACE is an effective graphic organizer that helps students complete constructed responses in mathematics.