Megan Gross Gross

Guest Blogger

Teacher

San Diego, California

Megan Gross is a 2017 California Teacher of the Year and 2017 National Teacher of the Year Finalist. As an educator, she has advocated and supported students’ transitions from segregated Special Day Classes, to an instructional day including general education academic and elective classes. Megan is the co-author of “The Inclusion Toolbox” and “ParaEducate.” She lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and two children.

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Posted Feb. 20, 2020

I #LoveTeaching Because It’s So Much More Than What Happens Within the Classroom Walls

I began my career in education 13 years ago, with hopes that I would earn the credentials and experience needed…

By Megan Gross

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

February Is Black History Month. Periodt.

I swear I wasn’t trying to end Black History Month with white people and skinfolk that ain’t kinfolk foolery but … Yesterday my homie, Dr.…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

Want a National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s effect on schools—with inadequate technology,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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