Kevin Adams and Gerardo Muñoz are #unicorns: men of color who are classroom teachers. Most folx don't get us. Most systems in school aren't set up for us. A lot of students are like us. We give voice to the voiceless every two weeks because as Arundhati Roy argued, there is no such thing as the silent. Only the silenced. Take a walk on the dark side with us.
Habitually Disruptive Episode 6: Humanizing with Luís J. Rodríguez
If you are a Latinx or Chicanx/Xicanx person, you probably remember the very moment you first read Luís J. Rodríguez’s Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in LA. For me, it was when I had just finished college and happened upon a copy at my school. I had just read Monster: The Autobiography of an LA […]
Revolution Summer Mixtape Track 2: Kevin, Asia, and the Exit Interview
Just wanna tell you that the mixtape doesn’t have a specific order. Track 2, the one we did SECOND, is very meta and reflective. In the winter of 2020, Asia approached us with an idea. Having been forced from her teaching position a few years before, Asia was keenly aware of the conditions faced by […]
05. Habitually Disruptive with Math Revolutionary Annie Fetter
When I first learned of the “I notice/I wonder” approach, I was not aware that the concept had really gained traction as a math practice in the work of Annie Fetter. Fetter, who trained to become a teacher but quickly became one of its most humanistic and revolutionary trainer-experts, had revealed that allowing students the […]
Revolution Summer Mixtape Track 6: Author and Educator Jaer Armstead-Jones
Jaer Armstead-Jones is the definition of persistent. He has experienced life’s struggles and beauty alike. He has found healing through spirituality and creativity. And over the past few years, he has been writing tirelessly, consistently, and patiently to put a story into the universe. Drawing on experiences lived both by him and others, My Invisible Father asks […]
Habitually Disruptive Episode 4: 2021 Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono
Owen is a quintessential disruptor. Owen is punk rock. Owen radiates love and revolution, which is why he is the Michigan Teacher of the Year for 2021. If you haven’t had the please of hearing his ideas, learning about his message and platform, you are truly missing out. He is funny, brilliant, and ready to […]
Revolution Summer Mixtape Track 4: Angela Watson of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek
We are beyond blessed and fortunate to bring you our much-anticipated interview with the venerable and brilliant Angela Watson, who has been working to abolish the notion of the teacher as martyr for years. Her 40 Hour Teacher Workweek program saved Gerardo’s teaching career, ultimately helping him to be named the 2021 Colorado Teacher of the Year, […]
Excellent Teacher Podcast
I am a white middle aged middle class teacher who teaches ESOL. I find a lot to love in this podcast.
I’m in love with this Podcast
Finally a podcast for BIPOC educators. It’s a lonely world out here and it’s good to know my feelings are valid and felt by other educators! Keep those exit interviews coming!
Powerful, poignant, necessary
Love Too Dope Teachers and a Mic! Kevin and Gerardo bring conversations about education, through a critical lens, to the world, with deep experience as male teachers of color in a world where that makes you (unfortunately) a bit of a unicorn. Keep up the great work fellas! And to everyone out there, subscribe now. You won’t be disappointed ✊🏿✊🏽✊🏾✊🏻