Angela Campbell

Guest Blogger

Teacher, Polytechnic Senior High School

Los Angeles, California

Angela Campbell teaches chemistry, AP chemistry, honors physics and advanced biology at Polytechnic Senior High School, which is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Angela is National Board Certified and was a 2013 semifinalist for TNTP’s Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Teaching.

She is currently serving as a science fellow for her district and is also the department chairperson at her school. Angela attended Stanford University and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in human biology and education.

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Posted June 2, 2015

The Chemistry of Student Success

The “belief gap” is about the difference between what society thinks minority students are capable of achieving, and what they…

By Angela Campbell

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Posted Aug. 22, 2017

These Two Sisters Aren’t Afraid to Get Messy If It Means Better Schools for Philadelphia’s Kids

“Don’t mess it up.” Those words rode the bus with Quibila Divine in the late 1960s and early ’70s from North Philadelphia to the predominantly…

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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