I am a biracial, brown-skinned, Mexican-American named after my Jewish grandpa. My parents were intentional about representing both sides of my heritage. We celebrated Hanukkah with my large extended Jewish family and Christmas with my abuelitos.
At Quest Charter Academy in Peoria, Ill., relationship-building and community engagement haven’t slowed down because of COVID-19. By prioritizing relationships and engagement, the school has seen a positive impact on students’ social emotional health.
Ana Hernandez knew teaching was something she wanted to do early in life. As a young child living in a small town in northern Mexico, Hernandez would take pieces of chalk she received from nuns and use them while role-playing as a teacher for her cousins at home. Hernandez, now the principal at Cristo Rey […]
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Inspired By Success, Prairie Heights Teacher Joins Summit Learning Fellows Program to ‘Help Teachers Become Better Teachers’
Colorado teacher Traci Underwood feels like a rookie teacher again after joining Summit Learning Fellows Program and watching her students become more rigorous and persevere with their learning.
As Adam Mogilevsky researched potential projects to teach remotely last spring, any initial panic he felt was replaced by inspiration. Mogilevsky, a seventh- through ninth-grade Humanities teacher at Ryan Banks Academy in Chicago, found himself drawn to a Summit Learning project called “Justices and Injustices.” “Because of the pandemic I knew I had to get […]