Fahmeeda Hassan is an educator and author of Losing Michael, A Grieving Mother’s Journey. She has worked as a vice principal, schoolteacher, teacher educator, and consultant to private schools. Her expertise includes differentiated education, curriculum writing, and pedagogy. She currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses to teaching candidates at Coppin State University in Maryland and volunteers as a tutor for Reading Partners.
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October 3, 2016
As an educator of 30 years, I have come across various methods of disciplines such as Lee Canters’ assertive discipline, Jim Fay’s teaching with love in the classroom and the classroom management techniques provided by the Master Teacher Video Series. Mind you all of these programs have merit and they do work if used effectively, but because one size does not fit all in education and I want to employ the best practices. I have made the character of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to be my guide in how I educate and interact with students. In my experiences I have found components and or elements of...
March 29, 2016
My name is Fahmeeda Hassan. I am an African American Muslim educator. I have served in the field of education for 30 years in many different capacities. I have been vice principal, lead teacher, senior teacher, department chair, classroom teacher, mentor teacher, consultant, tutor, curriculum coordinator and more. In 1983, a spark for teaching was ignited. It began with the teaching of my first born, Atiya. At the age of one I began teaching her to read using Glenn Doman Better Baby Home reading Program. It was such a successful endeavor. Atiya was reading fluently at the age of three and...