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Everything Doesn’t Always Have to Be Awesome on Social Media

As I was scrolling LinkedIn today (this is something I just started doing recently), I felt the need to dust […]

Ruminating on Safe Spaces, White Privilege and the Kitchen Sink in My Brain

Women’s March in Philadelphia! A photo posted by MB (@mbteach) on Jan 21, 2017 at 8:12am PST After spending all […]

An Open Letter to Senator Bob Casey

Dear Senator Casey, As you gear up for the confirmation hearing of Department of Education nominee Betsy DeVos, I ask […]

Things Are Falling Apart

As I watched the video of the murder of Alton Sterling by police officers in Baton Rouge, LA and the […]

Farewell to an Inspiring Educator and Friend

My friend, Deven Black, was murdered in a homeless shelter in NYC on Wednesday night. To be honest, I’m not […]

A Conversation About Teacher Retention With Acting Secretary of Education, John King

I was honored today to take part in the first “Tea with Teachers” round table discussion of 2016 focused around […]

The Hot New Education Trend That No One is Talking About

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries This past week I have been spending a lot of time with some really smart educators […]

On Motherhood and Teaching

It has been almost a year since my last post here. What a year it has been…. As many of […]