Denisha Jones is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Howard University in Washington, DC. She is a former early childhood teacher and preschool director. She received her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2013. She has been active in the fight to stop the corporate takeover of public education since 2011. She is a board member for the Badass Teachers Association, Inc., and United Opt Out National. Recently she has joined the Advisory Board of Defending the Early Years. Her research interests include the de-professionalization of teaching, improving assessment and evaluation of early childhood teachers, culturally relevant teaching, and youth civic engagement. In 2015 she was the recipient of the Bammy Award for College Professor of the Year from the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences.
Episode 78: Teaching Politics: Gagged in AZ and Sued in RIJanuary 13th, 2019
Trending News: Time for the Sensory Hallway. Where are all of the teachers going? Teachers talking about politics better be careful. Feature Interview: The Curmudgucater—Peter Greene—found out that a political “gag order” on teachers in Arizona has a unique origin. Enter David Horowitz. Lesson? Just teach “both sides.” Special Kohn’s Zone: Seems that students in… Read more »More Episodes