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The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-19 16:25

Hi! I love that y’all want to share this resource with your students. Please remember I’m a teacher too. With an addiction to shopping and family and friends who i like to hang out with. As much as i would love to email the resource to each and everyone of you who missed it the first time, I sim...

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-18 22:27

Kinder darling: Do these bubbles mean you can use it in the bath tub??
Me: no darling. It means if you accidentally get some on your clothes it’ll wash off
Darling walks away and proceeds to scribble all over their WHITE T-SHIRT with the marker. 🤷🏾‍♀️ #thetututeacher #thisiskindergarten

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-15 17:50

I walked into Homegoods and this about slapped me in the face. I’m sure you have seen posts or watched stories his week that have really angered you. You probably felt offended and judged. And that feeling sucks. It’s the worst. It makes us shut down. It closes us off. But. But. But. If after you le...

Important African American men and women

Important African American men and women: UPDATE: This resource has been shared via email...but will always be accessible via future emails. Sign up now:
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I learned so much while creating this slideshow of 20 important African American men and women. I can’t imagine ho...

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-14 13:37

Y’all!!! Look what comes out September 18!! My kids love the book with no pictures and I know they’ll love this too! You can preorder it using my affiliate link here: amzn.to/2FzjHZn

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-12 23:48

Or any other minority group for that matter? Do you have an assembly? Is there some kind of school wide activity? What does the ENTIRE school do to celebrate these different groups? Let me know. #thetututeacher

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-11 21:33

A follow up from yesterday’s post. Each darling traced their hand on skin color construction paper and wrote down one way they would try to make the world better. We stapled their ideas along with the poster on our hallway bulletin board. I provided a few extra sheets for members of our school commu...

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-10 23:18

Today, after my (amazingly wonderful) Teaching Assistant read the book We Shall Overcome, we made a list of ways we would help Keep MLK Jrs dream alive. We talked about kids being catalyst for change. How when everyone around them might say “no”, they have to do what’s right. I stood in fr...

The Tutu Teacher Video 2018-01-08 22:36

I grabbed a few books from our library to showcase as we talk about civil rights and Martin Luther King Jr. I always get choke up when I talk about MLK. I can never tell about his life and the persecution and the injustices without getting emotional. I remember the stories my grandma told me, how ...

The Tutu Teacher Photo 2018-01-07 13:14

After yesterday’s awesome conversation, I created a list of books that feature Leaders of Color. I hope this list helps start a conversation with your students. You can find the full list here: bit.ly/leadersofcolor. What questions do you have? What are you curious about? What other books ...