Black History Month Spotlight: Rhonda Bowman

Meet Rhonda Bowman, a teacher at Granada East, who teaches 7th/8th Grade Self-Contained. How long have you been a teacher? I have been teaching for 14 years.  Eleven of those years as a special education teacher. What made you get into the teaching profession? I decided to get into the…...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Rose Hoffman

One In A Million- Black History Month Feature: Name: Dr. Rose M. Hoffman School:  Desert Sands Middle School Grade: 7&8 How long have you been a teacher? I have been a teacher for 49 years.   What made you get into the teaching profession? I have a passion for teaching…...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Kareem Neal

One In A Million- Black History Month Feature: Name: Kareem Neal School: Maryvale High School  Grade: 9 – 12   How long have you been a teacher? I have been a teacher for 24 years. What made you get into the teaching profession? I was at a Special Olympics event…...

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Re-Imagining the Classroom: “My students are learning in a way many people couldn’t fathom. I want them to understand that anything is possible.”

When we start thinking about reimagining the classroom the foundation once again starts with the imagination Teacher.  We understand this at MDTP, so we are focused on empowering the teachers. For us to be successful our community partnerships matter. From our donors that give $25 to the corporations that that…...

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Why do we need to wait for February….

Why Teaching Black History to Kids is Important! I want to start this article with a simple assertion: it is important to teach Black history to kids because it is world history. It is all of our history. Our stories are so interwoven and connected. Tremendous gaps would be left…...

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