It’s been a while since I’ve wrote any posts about teaching. To be quite honest, I’ve had a really turbulent personal life the past 6 months so writing about my other passion (movies) has been kind of my cathartic release from all the nonsense going on. I’m about to be real honest with y’all so […]Read More Mental Health and Urban Education
So I just saw Queen and Slim Sunday night and side note: I think I was the only person in that theater not with a significant other lmao I didn’t think it was such a date movie. I mean it’s a movie about people killing each other and dying.. but I digress. I heard about […]Read More Queen and Slim was everything I expected, which is good and bad.
A few weeks ago my girlfriend and I went to see Us and as expected, it was amazing. You know it’s amazing, and I’m sure you’ve read or heard that it is, it’s probably not a surprise to you. Now if you think or expect this to be one of these posts where I over-analyze […]Read More “Us” and the Feminist Wave of Horror Movies
Real quick before I start, why does Barry Jenkins love putting shots like this in his movies lol No but seriously I just saw Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” which I’ve been trying to go see for WEEKS, and it has been well worth the wait. For those of you who don’t know Barry […]Read More How “If Beale Street Could Talk” Effectively Captures #BlackLove
So it’s the day before I go back to teaching 3rd and 4th grade and I was basically in my room like: No but seriously this part of the year is actually the HARDEST. Teaching is basically like running a race. You start off strong sprinting extremely fast, then when you’re in the middle of […]Read More Middle of The Sprint
Hello fellow educators!! The school year has just started and for some of you, you’re already having those back to school jitters for various reasons such as new students, new school, or even new to the profession of teaching! Before you start reading this post, I want you to take a look at this video […]Read More What To Know About Becoming A Teacher
So I had a bit of trouble trying to figure out what to write for this new post of the year because I wanted to address everything that was on my mind about this year, while not boring you all with pages of what I had to say. First off: HAPPY NEW YEAR!! As everyone […]Read More Starting off 2018 right