How Do Multi-Racial Children Choose to Self-Identify?

The number of mixed-race Americans is increasing three times faster than the population of the United States as a whole, according to the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC. In the 1970s, one percent of all American children were of mixed race. Now, 10 percent are. The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that, by 2060, the number […]

Why Family Courts Should Apply The Equality Principle[EP] to Custody Disputes

In some custody disputes parents are equally fit, other factors are not decisive, shared custody is ruled out, and the parental conflict is the only threat to children’s well‐being. There are no systematic principles to resolve these disputes. To fill this gap, introduce the Equality Principle[EP]. This principle may improve children’s well‐being, parental behavior, court efficiency, […]

Why You Should Teach To Latinx Experiences in the Classroom

What do you teach about the Latinx diaspora? How much do you know about their histories or present realities? What do your students know about Puerto Rico? What about your Puerto Rican students? When we say ‘culturally responsive’ teaching is about making instruction ‘relevant’, it is implied that educators must reach beyond and outside of […]

Do THIS before the first day of class!

At the beginning of every school year, there are usually a few days for teachers and staff to prepare for the children’s arrival. Children are expected to grow in their academic skills, while developing appropriate SEL capacity, and be fully engaged learners this year. Administrators ensure that all operational concerns are in order, and acclimate […]