March 1, 2018

How do you summarize the United States education system in seven minutes? In one of my classes there are students from over 20 countries. We were given an assignment of creating a brief TED talk about one particular aspect of the education system from our country. Spea...

February 21, 2018

I first stumbled upon the Global Alliance for LGBT Education (GALE) during the Fulbright application process. After moving to The Netherlands, I immediately set up a meeting with Peter, the Director of GALE. Before our meeting I completed extensive research on all of h...

January 4, 2018

Educating queerly refers to providing an education where heteronormativity is deconstructed and the binary identities reproduced by society are questioned. Essentially, getting people to understand and accept that there is more than just male/female, straight/gay, and...

December 21, 2017

Summer 2014. I left the blistering heat of the Mississippi Delta. That past January, I interviewed at Achievement First Brooklyn High. The prospect of being developed as a teacher and moving closer to my family drove my decision to leave Mississippi. Well that, and the...

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