On the evening that my students and I met the traveling students from Phillips Exeter Academy for the first time, their teacher Olutoyin Augustus-Ikwuakor had
Every year at this time, we’re encouraged to consider and even share what we’re thankful for. Of course, I’m thankful for my family, for the
It was about five years ago, in the winter of the 2014 – 2015 school year, that I started a school garden where I teach.
Back in 2016, when then-governor Robert Bentley quipped to a small crowd that Alabama’s education system “sucks,” he explained that our schools were ranked 51st,
Thank you to Elisabeth Palmer and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts for including me again this year in their Muses teen council’s In the
One difficulty in teaching a high school Creative Writing program in Alabama is the lack of a central event nearby, like All State Band or