About Ricky @Mrhouse1213
Ricky House is a 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher in Arlington, Va. House graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Education where he served as an Urban Fellow and Masters of Arts in Teaching Candidate. While previously a teacher in Maryland, House had his students research the disparities in how the media shows black teens and white teens, completed in connection to a lesson on the Baltimore Uprising in April of 2015.
Ricky’s Recent Stories
Education Feb 05Opinion: I will not pledge allegiance until America does better
I realized it was completely disingenuous of me to stand for a pledge when the words do not apply to my life.
Education Feb 09Column: How I learned my own value as a black male teacher
I can count on one hand the number of black men who have taught me in a classroom setting and that is not okay.