Lindsay Grow

Guest Blogger

Associate Professor of Education, Grand View University

Des Moines, Iowa

Lindsay Grow is associate professor and education department chair at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa. Literacy is her focus area and being a mom of three kiddos under 10 keeps her always learning something new. She is a children’s book author working to publish a few books, including one about vision therapy that she co-wrote with her son.

She wishes she was multilingual, but uses her voice to advocate. She is the co-advisor of a Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO) affiliated with NABE. Lindsay serves on the Iowa Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (IACTE) executive board and formerly served on the Reach Out and Read advisory board. Lindsay received the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award and the Outstanding Club Advisor award at Grand View University.

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

As We Return to Learn, We Must Create Choices for Families

As we consider opening back up the nation, let’s not forget to examine the lessons we have learned from COVID-19. Educators…

By Lindsay Grow

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Posted July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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