‘Young Black Men [Should] See Black Men in Front of Them’ — This Detroit Teacher

I began teaching at 22. Back in my hometown of Detroit and fresh out of college, I thought I had all the answers. I believed students would instantly relate to me because of my knowledge, enthusiasm and youth. Ha! I soon learned that before I could effectively teach anything, I needed to better understand my […]

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MenTeach E-News – October 2017

MenTeach E-News October 2017 1) First experience important to new kindergarten teacher in 1977 2) 2nd Annual NorCal – Men and Child Care Conference “Advocacy to Action” 3) Wayne State University’s Morris Hood Scholars Program making inroads 4) Student Looking for a Speaker to Visit His Student Club 5) There’s a Stigma Around Men Teaching […]

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Thoughts from the 2014 Inaugural Northern California Men and Child Care Conference

Close to 100 people were on hand at American River College for the Inaugural Northern California Men and Child Care (NorCal MaCC) Conference on Saturday, October 22nd. Inspired by a Men in Early Education Conference hosted by Redwood Empire Association for the Education of Young Children (Redwood Empire AEYC) in 2014 – the NorCal MaCC […]

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Male teachers in Viet Nam stay the course on a difficult road

Since its establishment in 1982, no female teacher has worked at a primary school in the central province of Nghệ An because the working conditions are very difficult. The dedication of male teachers saves the day, Minh Đức reports. The Tri Lễ 4 Primary School is an educational institution like no other in the country. […]

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Editorial: Men – Adopt a School

I am a junior at UW-Stout and I am from Plum City, Wisconsin. Plum City is a small town southwest of Menomonie and has less than 600 residents. I have two siblings; an older brother who is a Physical Education teacher and a sister who is in her senior year at UW-La Crosse. I am […]

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Black male teachers are vital

African-American boys make up a significant percentage of Detroit Public Schools Community District’s student enrollment but large numbers of them aren’t taught by black men. Does that fact deny them the opportunity to be academically successful? Not necessarily but a recent study suggests that when black men teach black boys the student has a greater […]

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