I have a real distaste for canned curriculum. The memories of being forced to follow a pacing guide, being reprimanded if I wasn’t on the same page as the other teachers, making photocopies of worksheets, and being bored out of my mind while I read a script to my students… it sends shivers down my spine. I did not spend precious years of my life engaged in deeply understanding the world and its complexities to be told by a set of unknown individuals working at a corporate firm what to teach and how to teach it. …

Mariah Rankine-Landers

Mariah Rankine-Landers, Ed.M is motivated by Contemporary Arts, Racial Justice, Integrated Learning, Love. Co-Leading studiopathways.org & riseupcurriculum.org

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