Terry Jones

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Sanford, Florida

Terry Jones is TeachStrong Ambassador, a post-resident Colorado Educator Voice Fellow, a teacher of the year, and is currently working on his dissertation for his doctorate program. He is very proud of his military service with the 101’st division and he was recently invited to the White House to speak with educational policy representatives concerning ideas about improving education for underperforming students. He currently teaches at Seminole County Public Schools in Florida.

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Posted Dec. 19, 2016

How Did Conservative White Educators Become the Enemy of Education?

“White privilege,” “White supremacy,” “deplorable,” and “social justice, not White justice” are phrases that have reached a crescendo in current…

By Terry Jones

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Posted July 29, 2021

You Can and Must Foster Belonging, Acceptance, and Support for Your LGBTQIA+ Students. It’s a Matter of Life and Death.

Many young people see belonging as a quest to fit in, but it’s so much deeper than that. Belonging means accepting, celebrating, and including our…

By Casey Pettit

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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