Understanding students we serve

This ‪#‎MotivationMonday‬, watch young poet, educator and activist Malcom London perform his stirring poem about life on the front lines of high school in “High School Training Ground.” His words echo experiences familiar to many of the students we serve.

DMD student

For a related read, check out Paul Gorski’s article, “The Myth of the Culture of Poverty” which asks us to consider how our own biases impact expectations and interactions with our tutees. Though you may not know it, your belief in the students you tutor is important. Your awareness and attention to their stories makes a difference.