Ekuwah Mends Moses is an award-winning educator, international keynote speaker, and author/illustrator of two nonfiction picture books.
She joined the show to discuss My Name is an Address, her debut children’s book. It was an Amazon #1 new release and is featured in the School Library Journal.
Ekuwah and Ross talk about:
- “My Name is an Address” — what it means
- The meaning of Identity and Legacy
- “I didn't see myself in the classroom or the stories I read as a child.”
- What difference does it make for reading and literacy when content is representative?
- Bringing discussions about heritage and culture to the classroom
My Name is an Address is published by EduMatch. My Name is an Address is published by EduMatch. Find it on Amazon, edumatch.org and www.ekuwah.com.
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About today’s guest
Ekuwah Mends Moses is an award-winning educator, published author/illustrator of two nonfiction picture books, and an international keynote speaker. My Name is an Address is her debut children’s book, and it was an Amazon #1 new release and is featured in the School Library Journal.
Currently, Ekuwah is a specialist who teaches K-5 Engineering to approximately 750 students. Ekuwah is the 2023 Educator of the Year at D.L. "Dusty" Dickens Elementary School and received the 2023 City of North Las Vegas Mayor’s Innovative Teaching Award. During her 22 years of teaching in the Clark County School District, she previously worked as a Performance Zone Instructional Coach, K-5 Literacy Specialist, Learning Strategist, and an elementary classroom teacher. Ekuwah just celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary, and she values quality time with her husband and two teenagers.
Learn more at www.ekuwah.com or on social media:
- Twitter : @ekuwah
- Instagram: @ekuwah_m
- Facebook: Ekuwah Mends Moses, Author
About the host
Ross Romano is a co-founder of the Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies, a coaching and consulting firm that helps organizations and high-performing leaders in the K-12 education industry communicate their vision and make strategic decisions that lead to long-term success. Connect on Twitter @RossBRomano or LinkedIn