Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Talk about fire.

This is D'stini checking in with your Equality news. GO EAGLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Equality Basketball Teams are on Fire

Varsity girls basketball earn their first win!
The varsity girls basketball are in their first year and came away with a 1-1 record as they finished up their first competitive week. Lead by Leigh-ann Ramsey and Melina Rodriguez the girls team came out firing and finished up on the boards to secure their weekend victory. Keep up the hard work!
Equality Boys Heat it Up
On one of the coldest day of the winter thus far, Equality Boys heat up the gym with a victory against Atmosphere, 45 – 22. Equality was raining three pointers throughout the entire game – (10) to be exact. Our defense was in sync, as we caused a total of nine turnovers. In the same efforts, we had a balance offensive outcome from the following players: David Hutchinson scored (11) points, Jayson Jones-West and Chris Craig both scored (10) points, Eber Ponce tallied (9) points, and Liam Rodriguez scored (6) points. Coach Cooper and Coach Laurence were very proud of the team for executing on offensive, but most importantly, being aggressive on defense – as we take pride at playing defense. A special thanks goes out to all the crowd support – the parents and some (those who were able to stay back) of the Equality Girls team for cheering the Boys on. Let’s Go EAGLES!!
Congratulations to Brittney Collazo for her acceptance into SUNY Morrisville
Congratulations to Ashley Campbell for her acceptance into AlBright University 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New week, New news

This is D'stini checking in with you update on all the Equality news. 

Special Congratulations to Dujon, and myself for our acceptance into SUNY Morrisville 

Congratulations to Regina for her acceptance into SUNY Old Westbury 
Also Congratulations to myself for my acceptance into the number one Culinary School In America. The Culinary Institute Of America (CIA)

Another Group Graduates!

Diane Rodriguez receives her Certification of completion from Mr. Faheem her instructor.

Adult Ed has achieved another graduating class in Computer Basics.

Equality Charter School SEPTA Event

We cordially invite you to attend the “Transition Plans & Moving on” workshop hosted by SEPTA on Wednesday, January 24th, 2017. The event will take place from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the High School Library. 
Dinner and parking will be provided at no cost. We encourage all parents of our 2018-2019 cohort to attend.

Today is Throwbackthursday so enjoy a hint of #Africanpride 

Friday, January 5, 2018

New Year

This is D'stini checking in, with your New Year report. 

To start off Congratulations to Regina Bynum and Kenshay Thelusma for their acceptances into SUNY Old Westbury 
We hope everyone enjoyed their snow day yesterday. Check out our facebook page to see how other people spent their days. https://www.facebook.com/equalitycharterschool/

Check out our article on how our seniors are striving for the stars with their college applications.99% of our graduating class applied for college! Almost half of the scholars have already received their acceptances, with over $600,000 in Merit Scholarships awarded!  #waytogoseniors!

Equality MS Boys Basketball Enjoys an Exciting Win

On January 3rd, Equality played and won its’ first game against Promise 1 Academy. Though we weren't doing great at first, we had a great come back to victory. Go Eagles. 

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Winter Break

This is D'stini checking in with your Equality news. GO EAGLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Our countdown for our seniors to graduate is still on, but we need your help to get Neil Degrasse Tyson as our graduation speaker. 
Merry Christmas from our Equality home to yours. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves and had a safe Christmas 
To start the new year off right donate to our Don't Stop Our Dance Movement https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/equality2017 

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Get ready for the Holiday's

This is D'stini checking in with Equality news. GO EAGLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
4 days until Christmas and we can't wait
For all our seniors check out our twitter page for some information on a new scholarship opportunity. https://twitter.com/equalitycs?lang=en
Have you been on our YouTube channel recently? Enjoy our videos of our scholars thriving. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH9m5_a6dMg
187 days until graduation, don't stop tagging Neil Degrasse Tyson on social media we need your help.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

It's Officially December

This is D'stini signing in.GO EAGLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Shout out to Ivuoma Kanu for her acceptance to Morrisville University
Have you seen our new YouTube video?????????????

Shout out to Keyshawn Smith for his acceptance to LIU Brooklyn 
Seniors don't forget that your baby pictures and senior quotes are due on Friday. Help make the yearbook great by showing you transition from a baby until now a young adult.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Benefits of Video Coaching for Teachers

For the past several years, Caitlin Franco has overseen Equality Charter School as the Executive Director and Founder. Initially started as a middle school, she has expanded Equality Charter School to include a high school and adult education programming. Caitlin Franco has also ensured the institution remains competitive through its implementation of such technology as video coaching.

Video coaching refers to the practice of filming oneself while teaching in a classroom. Although this may be a strange concept to some, it can dramatically improve a teacher's abilities to keep students engaged throughout a lecture. 

Through video coaching, teachers will see how they present information to their students. They can see how often they use filler words, such as “okay” or “um,” and analyze how well they communicate with every student rather than just the ones communicating with them. Based on this information, teachers can make changes to their instruction so that they play to their strengths.

Teachers can also share their videos with colleagues to get varying opinions or suggestions. Each colleague may notice something different that a teacher can fix to ensure their students stay involved. This sharing can be done through a video coaching platform, thus eliminating the need to meet with colleagues and gather feedback in person.

Teachers can work on improving their lectures once they know where their instruction struggles. As teachers improve, they can continue filming their classroom practices to track their progress. These videos can also be used by the administration to ensure teachers are improving over time.