Dr. Emery Petchauer insists that this is educational malpractice and should stop immediately.
Dr. Emery Petchauer is assistant professor of teacher development and educational studies at Oakland University. He is the author of Hip-Hop Culture in College Students’ Lives: Elements, Embodiment and Higher Edutainment”. (Routledge)
Educators are looking towards elements of hip hop for innovative and refreshing ways to meet students where they are.
Dr. Emery Petchauer explains why the community should stand behind teachers who refuse to administer standardized tests in our schools.
Teacher and Professor of Education Emery Petchauer explains how he came to understand the necessity of teachers union strikes.
Emery Petchauer chides Detroit public schools for suspending students who took action against underfunding.
Dr. Emery Petchauer warns that the ‘best and brightest’ young adults recruited into teaching will want no part in a profession that is humiliated by outsiders.
Dameyon Bonson argues that, despite the popular stereotype, men do talk about their emotions, fears, and anxieties, but oftentimes, they just aren’t heard.
Let us revel in the diversity of literature rather than wallow in our own prejudices. The “freedom to read” is something should all celebrate.
Are you above such things? If not, suggestions are most definitely welcome.
Writer and survivor Randy Ellison found the strength to heal by finding his faith.
Business owner Doug Wager didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.
L. Lamar Wilson raises a powerful memory of sameness and difference– a father-son moment that is both tender and sorrowful.
Upon reaching 50, the phrase ‘midlife crisis’ seems to fit some men’s lives. Joe Rutland offers an alternative viewpoint.
Darius Wlodarski waited in line for 44 hours, hoping a new iPhone 6 might save his broken marriage.
How do we teach our children to love unconditionally when they are surrounded by a culture of violence, discrimination and hate?
Can the name of an ice cream help or hurt an important cause?
Childhood used to be a time of dreaming big. So why have so many teens lost their connection to that thing that really lights them up?
On the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Peace perhaps it’s time we stopped looking to our leaders for peace, when really, peace is up to us.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.