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Watkins Update Newsletter

Click here for the Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter

By | November 15th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments

“Cultivating” Culturally Responsive Teachers at Southwest Academy

Through a generous donation to The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. we have partnered with Southwest Academy Middle School in Baltimore County to provide seven teachers with our year long "Cultivating a Culturally Responsive Practice" teacher training. Our philosophy that the most important relationship as regards student success is that between the teacher [...]

By | November 14th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Exciting News from Chicago’s Banner Schools

In July of 2015 we visited Banner Academy in Chicago, Illinois for a site visit to observe how teachers were preparing to implement a new instructional model that The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. is considering using in our Third Millennium Schools. The Inquiry Bridge model is an integrated approach that focuses on [...]

By | November 14th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments

“Teaching the 2015 Baltimore Uprising” Partnership

When the video of Freddie Gray's arrest went viral and the news of his death reverberated throughout the streets of Baltimore in late April of 2015 it was clear that before things got better they were going to get worse. Community organizers and city officials struggled to stay on top of the growing discontent of [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments

Teaching the 2015 Baltimore Uprising

The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. developed the following mini-unit on the 2015 Baltimore Uprising in collaboration with the Maryland State Department of Education and The Reginald F. Lewis Maryland Museum of African American History and Culture. We also conducted a one day professional development workshop which included examining the Devin Allen exhibit [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Education, Resource|0 Comments

Teaching the 2015 Baltimore Uprising

Join The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute in collaboration with the Reginald F. Lewis Maryland Museum of African American History and Culture and the Maryland State Department of Education in a one day professional development workshop on the 2015 Baltimore Uprising. Pariticipants will learn about the uprising, its causes and consequences through the photography [...]

By | October 5th, 2015|Education, Events|0 Comments

Watkins Educational Institute Launches “Impact 3000” Fundraising Campaign

Do you remember that teacher you had back when you were in grade school? You know, the one that you liked the most. The one that connected with you like none of the others. The one that made class fun and exciting. You know, the one that seemed to take a special interest in your [...]

By | May 14th, 2015|Fundraising|0 Comments

“What Culturally Responsive Teachers Do” NABSE 2014 Presentation

Click the link below to access the PowerPoint presentation from the 2014 National Alliance of Black School Educators “What Culturally Responsive Teachers Do” workshop.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download CRP Intro NASBE 2014 Web Version

By | November 22nd, 2014|Events|0 Comments

Educating Baltimore’s Black Community (Part 1)

Baltimore’s Black community has been fighting for adequate public education for our children since the Baltimore City Public School system was established in 1829. Many of the issues we were fighting for in the 19th century we are still struggling to acquire today. Initially we merely sought access to the public schools. While we paid [...]

By | October 30th, 2014|Blog, Education|0 Comments

National Alliance of Black School Educators 2014 Conference

Join Dr. Brian C. Morrison at the 2014 National Alliance of Black School Educators on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 2:15 – 3:45 for our “Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom: What Culturally Responsive Teachers Do” workshop. The most important relationship in the school in regards to student success is that between the teacher and the [...]

By | October 30th, 2014|Events|0 Comments