B. Manker, Ed.D

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B. Manker, Ed.D has nine years of domestic and international teaching experience at a variety of public, charter and private/international elementary schools. He is passionate about elementary school pedagogy, inquiry-based learning, technology integration, assessment methodologies, makerspaces and STEAM education.

Since 2014, he has enjoyed coaching colleagues on age-appropriate technology integration strategies and piloted several technology initiatives across every elementary school grade level. This experience led him to pursue and earn a doctorate in educational technology in 2019. In addition to these experiences in the classroom, Dr. Manker has been an educational clip artist, producing artwork that is used in classrooms in the United States and Germany. His most recent position, a stay-at-home dad, has been the most rewarding experience to date.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning…

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

Q&A With Paige Kowalski: Getting Transparent About Student Data

Student data. Standardized testing. Accountability. These words set off a lot of big feelings among parents, educators and policymakers — especially fear and anger. Controversies…

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

By B. Manker, Ed.D

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