Matthew Morris reflects on the impact of school culture on black students and the need for schools to change.
It’s spring and the playground at Chatham’s Queen Elizabeth II School is alive with the steady beat of jump ropes slapping the asphalt and the sounds of kids repeating age-old chants: “One potato, two potato, three potato, four…”
“Those young people just don’t understand what we fought to achieve.”
They were deeply involved in the federal election. They met the candidates.
As intermediate teachers, one of our major concerns is motivating our students.