Speaking on and about black male students continues to be a fundamental concern of mine. That is because even words like concern carry connotations that ... Read More The post Speaking on and about black male students appeared first on Matthew R. […]
Teachers are humans that grapple with life before, during and after school hours despite having to impart curriculum Monday to Friday. That, I think, makes ... Read More The post Engagement versus Being Memorable appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]
When I was a kid, I had an unfailing passion for competition. It started around the age of 6 or 7 in my three-bedroom bungalow ... Read More The post The Power of High Expectations for Black Students appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]
Social media can be a powerful tool for engaging students and honoring youth culture. It can also be a powerful teaching tool. Here are 5 ... Read More The post 5 Life Lessons Your Students Can Learn from Social Media appeared first on Matthew R. […]
Have you every wondered why sagging pants is demonstrative of “negative values” but holey, plastic Croc sandals are not? If you’re like me, you’ve thought ... Read More The post Fabrics, Clothes and the Cloth of Society […]
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.