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Canadian Educators

  • Big Brother
    by Matthew R. Morris on October 17, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    When Kanye West dropped Big Brother I was inspired. I thought, “Shit, he’s right, you know. We need to appreciate the inspiring and influential contemporaries before they ... Read More The post Big Brother appeared first on […]

  • Fear Versus Love
    by Matthew R. Morris on October 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    In “A Bronx Tale”, the undisputed mob boss of the town, Sonny, takes his quasi-son, Lorenzo under his wing and in one scene speaks to ... Read More The post Fear Versus Love appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • Three Chains On
    by Matthew R. Morris on September 27, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    I usually come to work with three chains on, tucked in of course, a 60 gram Cuban link bracelet that I actually owned for years ... Read More The post Three Chains On appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • 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. […]

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.