A Columbia University professor has had enough of what he calls a pervasive narrative in urban education: a savior complex that places mostly white teachers in minority classrooms as heroes who "saving" kids.
Are your students working on beginning blends? Here are 4 activities that will allow them to have fun practicing this standard. This CCVC unit contains 4 different activities that can be used in whole group, small group or centers. All activities use the same 24 pictures to make it easier for your students to work independently. Response sheets are included for two of the activities to provide the students the opportunity to write the initial consonant blends.
'I’ve decided to stand unflinching when it comes to the real issues facing our children today, I’ve decided to be unafraid to question injustice, unafraid to take risks in the classroom — I am changed. And so has my role as a teacher.