Rachel Bloom

Guest Blogger

Educator, Codman Academy

Boston, Massachusetts

Rachel Bloom joined Codman Academy in 2014.  Prior to joining Codman, she worked as a senior counselor for Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment (BRYE), an ESL Academic Summer Enrichment Program in 2012 and 2013, and directed BRYE in 2014. Rachel continues her work with BRYE as an instructional coach during the summers, mentoring new teachers on how to be successful in the classroom. Rachel earned her B.A. in sociology with a minor in education from Tufts University and her M.Ed. in special education from Boston University.

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Posted Mar. 26, 2019

Heyssis Castillo Cut Her Hair in High School to Prove a Point About Beauty Standards

Throughout her four years at Codman, Heyssis was a pillar of leadership, individuality, strength and professionalism. Like all students, Heyssis…

By Raika Nasirullah, Rachel Bloom

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Feb. 20, 2020

More Than Anything, I #LoveTeaching for the Relationships We Build Along the Way

When I divulge to strangers that I am a high school English teacher, I am typically met with skepticism. “You teach teenage brats all day?…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Is American History and Should Be Celebrated All Year Long

As a Minnesotan, February is a signal that the warmth of spring is so close yet so far away (seriously, last Thursday the high was two…

By Simone Hardeman-Jones

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