Catlin Goodrow

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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. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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