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  • The Fresh Prince Syndrome: Track 2, “I Got A Story To Tell”
    by Matthew R. Morris on September 19, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    Hegemonic schooling practices are set up in a way that is meant to deceive and ultimately fail Black males in the long run, no pun intended. ... Read More The post The Fresh Prince Syndrome: Track 2, “I Got A Story To Tell” appeared […]

  • The Fresh Prince Syndrome: Track 1
    by Matthew R. Morris on September 12, 2017 at 1:42 pm

    I came of age in the ’90s. A time when instead of explicit forms of racism, Black males, like myself, developed alongside illustrations painted by ... Read More The post The Fresh Prince Syndrome: Track 1 appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • New School Year’s Eve
    by Matthew R. Morris on September 2, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    It is the weekend before a new school year starts, and until I wrote that I honestly did not realize the gravity of this. I ... Read More The post New School Year’s Eve appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • Lifelong Learner
    by Matthew R. Morris on July 27, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    One characteristic that is often preached about by administrators and teacher’s college professors is that the good teacher is the lifelong learner. It is important that teachers ... Read More The post Lifelong Learner appeared first […]

  • The Thin Line Between Discipline and Vulnerability
    by Matthew R. Morris on July 19, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    I am not a father but I assume raising children is tough. I may be proven wrong by my own experience one day but I ... Read More The post The Thin Line Between Discipline and Vulnerability appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

I have been teaching and consulting - from primary school through adult education - since 1996. Currently an education consultant with la Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles in Montreal, Quebec, I believe that sharing our stories is the key to getting better together.