3 Elements of Good Representation in Ms. Marvel

3 elements of good representation I am looking for in the Disney Plus live-action Ms. Marvel! As a Pakistani-American Muslim with immigrant parents myself, this show is a huge deal to me. I know this show can only represent a fraction of the lived experiences and stories of other Pakistanis/South Asians, Muslims, children of immigrants,Continue reading “3 Elements of Good Representation in Ms. Marvel”

5 Free Teacher Resources for Dava Shastri’s Last Day

The podcast about the full set of free teacher resources that I’ve created for Dava Shastri’s Last Day by Kirthana Ramisetti is finally out! I discuss 5 different resources I’ve created: literary analysis essay with two prompts group project: mini mixtape personal essay & artwork extension: racial identity autobiographical essay homework assignment: weather and moodContinue reading “5 Free Teacher Resources for Dava Shastri’s Last Day”

BTR Origin Story: My Reading and Teaching Journey Toward Multicultural Texts

Today’s episode is the ORIGIN STORY you’ve all been waiting for–what is Brown Teacher Reads? Who is behind it? What was her journey toward reading and teaching multicultural texts like? Hear about all of these questions and more when you listen to this podcast episode! A summary of the different phases of my education: HighContinue reading “BTR Origin Story: My Reading and Teaching Journey Toward Multicultural Texts”

143Vinly.com: Represent!

What brown crafter doesn’t love a deal? Exactly. I discovered this online store through the YouTube Channel Makers Gonna Learn. I tried them out and I was floored at how much cheaper I could get everything for my Cricut Explore Air 2 (should have gotten a Maker *MAJOR SOB*) compared to Michaels and Jo-Ann–even duringContinue reading “143Vinly.com: Represent!”