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  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Teaching Black Boys 
    by Matthew R. Morris on October 2, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    I’m neither an expert on the subject of teaching black boys nor am I a child psychologist that specializes in the mindset of the adolescent ... Read More The post 3 Things You Need To Know About Teaching Black Boys  appeared first on […]

  • Detentions
    by Matthew R. Morris on September 25, 2019 at 2:43 pm

    I can’t remember ever giving a student a detention. And I know for sure that I’ve never given detention to an entire class. When I ... Read More The post Detentions appeared first on Matthew R. Morris.

  • I Think My Neighbors Think I’m Selling Dope
    by Matthew R. Morris on August 20, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    Millionaire rapper, J. Cole, made a song titled Neighbors “inspired” by a SWAT raid on his house after his rich white neighbors called the police ... Read More The post I Think My Neighbors Think I’m Selling Dope appeared first on […]

  • Teaching During Ramadan
    by Matthew R. Morris on May 23, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    In the last few years of my life I’ve found it increasingly difficult to burn off that late night pizza slice or the friday burger ... Read More The post Teaching During Ramadan appeared first on Matthew R. Morris.

  • Bad English
    by Matthew R. Morris on March 26, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    I never liked English class. Actually, I hated it. The reasons were purely due to the pedantic methods that teachers used in my elementary and ... Read More The post Bad English 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.