Monthly Archives: March 2017

Philosophy on Teaching

This was from a piece I wrote for a grad school assignment on my philosophy of teaching, especially in a multicultural setting… There are currently two conflicting developments within the field of education. On the one hand, policies such as … Continue reading

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Nate Parker VS Casey Affleck

Once upon a time, there was a lot of buzz for Actor/ Director Nate Parker as a potential Oscar winner, due to his lead performance in Birth of a Nation, a film about the Nat Turner rebellion. That film broke … Continue reading

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A Bad Standardized Testing Experience

This came from an essay on my educational background and philosophy. It tied into the developmental psychologist Howard Gardner’s concerns about IQ tests having a measurable impact on the students. When I was going for my education masters, I realized … Continue reading

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The End of Oscars So White

There were two Academy Awards in a row in which all twenty nominated performances were by white actors. The most recent had seven nominated performances by actors of color, two of whom ended up winning. Best Picture was won by … Continue reading

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