Sophonie Joseph-Laurore

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Teacher

Chelsea, Massachusetts

Sophonie Joseph-Laurore, M.S. Ed., is an English language development teacher at Phoenix Charter Academy in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She is a passionate educator on a mission to inspire and challenge scholars into building self-confidence.

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Posted Sep. 10, 2018

You Won’t Believe How This School Started the Year

At Phoenix Charter Academy in Chelsea, Massachusetts, our culture of continuous learning is centered around a strong community. In preparing…

By Zachary T. Zakas, Sophonie Joseph-Laurore

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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…

By Kelisa Wing

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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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