Catlin Goodrow

Guest Blogger

Teacher Development Officer for Literacy, Houston's Promise Community Schools

Houston, Texas

Catlin Goodrow is an alum of Teach For America and taught first and second grades. She has been working in teacher education and coaching since 2007. Her focus is on impacting teacher practice to create environments for children that are intellectually rigorous, culturally responsive, and critically conscious. Currently, she is doing this work as the Teacher Development Officer for Literacy at Houston’s Promise Community Schools, a part of Neighborhood Centers Inc.

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Posted Jan. 19, 2016

We Can’t Do Right by Kids If White Liberals Like Tim Wise Are Confused About Testing

There’s a lot of B.S. out there in the world about standards and standardized testing and it’s gotten to the…

By Catlin Goodrow

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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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…

By Topher Kandik

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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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