Every Sunday I will try to put up something to inspire educators as they are preparing to begin their week. Today I will begin with a slam poetry performance that I feel articulates much of what makes me proud to be a teacher, not to mention the struggle to establish the legitimacy of our profession with people so ready to dismiss us.

Slam poetry from Taylor Mali- “What Teachers Make”

Taylor Mali is a slam poet, ex-teacher and passionate advocate of educators and education from the United States.
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