Steve Peha

Guest Blogger

Learning Strategist, Teaching That Makes Sense, Inc.

Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Steve Peha is the founder of Teaching That Makes Sense, Inc., a North Carolina-based education consultancy specializing in literacy, student engagement, and instructional innovation. Steve’s latest book is Be a Better Writer: For School, For Fun, For Anyone Ages 10-16, an Amazon #1 “Hot New Release” in teen writing.

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Posted Sep. 14, 2016

Homework? Never Say Never.

I’ve worked in hundreds of schools over the years. Most for very short periods of time, some much longer. But…

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Posted Mar. 8, 2021

I’m Telling My Story So My Female Students Never Feel Powerless Like I Did

I am a firm believer that in order to become an anti-oppressive educator and advocate, one must fully understand the nature of oppression. While finishing…

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Posted Mar. 8, 2021

‘Teacher Diversity’ Explained: Why It Matters, and How We Got Here

While America’s student body has grown more diverse over time, the teachers working with them have remained overwhelmingly white. While 47% of public school students…

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Posted Mar. 8, 2021

A Leaky Pipeline Loses Teachers of Color

Despite the benefits of a diverse teaching force, prospective teachers of color fall out of our leaky preparation pipeline at every stage: preparation, hiring, induction…

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