Understanding the Diversity of Latinx Identities Helps Customize Learning
There is no one way to be Latinx. Sharing culture and identity in the classroom can dispel myths and establish meaningful connections between teachers and students.
When Spirits Dance: Exploring Identity Through Día de los Muertos Traditions
A Mexican-American performing arts teacher creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how Día de los Muertos traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.
What Happens When Philanthropists Begin to Practice Anti-Racism?
Money is starting to flow from people who believe that leaders with lived experiences of inequity are the most qualified to design solutions
How to Understand Your Real Social Capital
Advice on how to tap into your skills and your network from the co-host and co-creator of the Black Social Capital Podcast
A Lesson in Serving the Nation
Three military veterans tell us how they’ve shared the values of national service with their students.
Becoming a Teacher During the Pandemic
Entering the teaching profession is different this year than ever before. New Teach For America corps members discuss their anxieties, hopes, and plans to support their students in every way they can, whether they are teaching in person, remotely, or in a hybrid model.
DACAmented and Dedicated: A 2020 Corps Member’s Story
Albert is a 2020 corps member from New Orleans who has been accepted in to the Los Angeles corps. He is also a DACA recipient. He sat down with TFA staff to share his thoughts on the importance of teaching Latinx kids, reframing immigrant narratives, and supporting policy to help immigrants gain American citizenship.
Six Books to Get Your Students Through a Pandemic
It’s the reading list you never thought you would need.
Lessons From Disaggregating Data in Los Angeles Unified School District
Why should districts expand (by a lot) the ways students can identify who they are?