“I was just very grounded in who I was as African American. In my sixth grade brain, I didn’t know the context or the words to put with it. Knowing how I felt as a kid and knowing that I don’t want any other kids feel that way.”
Curio Founder & CEO, Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, speaks about Curio, rebel teachers, creative teaching, and teachers as entrepreneurs on The Edtech Startup Show with Gerard Dawson.
A day off from school isn’t a day off from curriculum brainstorming for Fern Creek High School science teacher, Lauren Niemann. Lauren is reinventing her approach to teaching. Creative curriculum design is a hallmark of a rebel teacher. Lauren is breaking the status quo and creating her own path by bringing her passions to the classroom.
#CurioHappyHours are an opportunity for rebel teachers around the country to gather with others who want to get creative about teaching or take action on a topic in education that matters to their community.
There are 3.9 million public school teachers in the U.S. right now. They all have ideas. They all make powerful decisions each day. They all deserve a chance to lead. Their voices, their ideas, and their actions deserve attention and respect.
Creating an environment of authentic student engagement is a passion for Rineyville Elementary School teacher, Ciji Thurman. Ciji invests her time and energy in student-inquiry and creative curriculum design to maximize the learning experience in her classroom. Ciji is a true rebel teacher who doesn’t mind going against the grain to do what’s best for her students.