Monday, April 22, 2019

What if Your Classroom Was Your Students’ Selfie?

As I sat down to write this article on culturally responsive instruction for Black History Month, I stared at the blank screen and asked...

The Claudette Colvin Witness Interview

Notes from Cary Thorton, Ulrich Theatre teacher about Mitchell Jackson and Lily Ong’s article: Mitchell Jackson and Lily Ong and are both eighth graders....

Marie Maynard Daly: Chemist & Odd-Defier

In 1947, Marie Maynard Daly was the first African American women to earn a PH. D. in chemistry. Daly’s parents imparted into her their...

X-ray Visionary: George Edward Alcorn, Jr.

 George Edward Alcorn Jr. was born on March 22, 1940 to Arletta Dixon Alcorn in Indianapolis, Indian, he invented an X-ray Spectrometer. He...

Lewis Latimer and Lasting Light

Lewis H. Latimer was born on September 4th in 1848 and died on December 11 in 1928. He had 3 siblings and 2 daughters...

Prejudice Will Not Prevail: Percy Julian

Percy Julian was a renowned African-American Chemist who cemented his fame with his ground-breaking work with beans. He was ambitious and determined. When life...

Spotlight on 1st Grade and 2nd Grade TEKS Black History Leaders

The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills recognizes the following historical figures in 1st Grade and 2nd Grade.  February is Black History and this month...

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History in Your Class and School!

Here are 10 different ways to celebrate the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans this Black History Month! Bring Hip Hop into...

The Influence of Pamela Z

She’s a female. She’s a composer. She’s a performer. She’s a media artist. I was a junior in college studying to be an orchestra...

Securing Homes

Do you ever wonder “Hmm who invented toasters? Who invented beds? Or Who invented alarm clocks?”. Well, I do too! I wonder, who invented...

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