Shaun Johnson

Guest Blogger

Director of Teaching and Learning, MYSA School

Washington, D.C.

Shaun Johnson is Director of Teaching and Learning at MYSA School, a multi-age K-12 “microschool” with campuses in Bethesda, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. He has taught in public, independent and charter schools, in addition to teacher preparation at the college and graduate levels.

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Posted Jan. 5, 2018

This Is What It Really Looks Like to Transform a School

After nearly two decades in education, I’m still not certain what the term “reform” actually means. The concept itself is…

By Shaun Johnson

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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

Black Kids Don’t Need a Handout or a Shortcut, They Just Need Schools That Work

Outrage: Black Kids Are Dumb, Poor and Incapable of Success Do y’all remember the line from “The Color Purple,” “I’m poor, I’m Black…I may even…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Dec. 6, 2018

Why We Need to Stop Thinking About Students in Terms of Strengths and Weaknesses

My son is a freshman in high school and this felt like my first report card pick up all over again. While I have access…

By LeeAndra Khan

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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

D.C.’s School Report Cards Set a New Standard for Community Engagement

As parents dropping our children off at school, many of us may wonder, will they have a good day? Will they do their best? Will…

By Mike Magee

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