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Cornelius Minor, Consulting Author

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Speaking Topics

  • Writing and reading workshop that fosters independence through practice, small groups, and conferences
  • Universal design for creating accessible curriculum for all students, closing opportunity gaps
  • Digital and media literacy and building critical thinking skills through authentic engagement
  • Using culturally sustaining pedagogies to build community and trust, and teach through challenges

Speaker Profile

Cornelius Minor is a Brooklyn-based educator. He works with teachers, school leaders, and leaders of community-based organizations to support equitable literacy reform in cities (and sometimes villages) across the globe. Author of the popular new book, We Got This: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be, Cornelius is an in-demand speaker and consultant. Whether working with educators and kids in Los Angeles, Seattle, or New York City, Cornelius uses his love for technology, hip-hop, and social media to bring communities together. As a staff developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, Cornelius draws not only on his years teaching middle school in the Bronx and Brooklyn, but also on time spent skateboarding, shooting hoops, and working with young people. You can connect with him on Twitter at @MisterMinor.

Grades: 3–12

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