In honor of National Reading Month, I’m highlighting my top 10 must-read books for educators everywhere. As educators, it’s so important to stay sharp and continually challenge ourselves with new books and methods not just for personal development but also for professional development. Did I mention, studies have shown that reading can alleviate stress?
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There is a clear lack of black representation in school personnel. According to a 2016 Department of Education report, in 2011-12, only 10 percent of public school principals were black, compared to 80 percent white. Eighty-two percent of public school educators are white, compared to 18 percent teachers of color. In addition, black male teachers only constitute two percent of the teaching workforce. See our response below.
Melanie Keaton, 9, used to spend hours playing with her grandfather. Having tea time together from her miniature toy set. Taking trips to the zoo. Zig-zagging their characters across the board of Candy Land.
In 1988, The Fresh Prince, now famously known as Will Smith, penned a song with his D.J., Jazzy Jeff, Parent’s Just Don’t Understand.