Ryan Miller

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Teacher

New York City, New York

J. Ryan Miller teaches AP World History at Uncommon Charter High School in Brooklyn, where he is also the history department chair. He also teaches a graduate course for social studies teachers at the Relay Graduate School of Education. For shorter thoughts on history, teaching, and the Green Bay Packers, follow him on Twitter.

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Posted Mar. 10, 2016
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It’s No Myth: Teachers Are Heroes But Not for the Reasons You Think

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” —Mike Tyson The recent profile of author Ed Boland in…

By Ryan Miller

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Posted Feb. 22, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: My Mom Had to Lie to Get Me Into a Good School. No Parent Should Have to Do That.

In a nation as wealthy as America, no parent should have to lie about their address to get their child into a high-quality school. Sadly, I have heard this same tale from many, many other Black families.…

By Nate Bowling

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Here’s Why I Became an Engineer and How I’m Helping Kids Do It Too

When I was just 9 or 10 years old, I found out that I had a true love and passion for science. Now I want to see that other kids get that chance.…

By Jason Coleman

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Why I’m Celebrating Every Black Genius From City Blocks to the White House

We will never meet a Black child who is not a genius and there is no secret to how we support them: We first treat them as human and then we then support them with love. …

By David J. Johns

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