Reginald Grant, MSEd is an English Teacher, author and leading expert on Reaching and Teaching African American and other urban youth. A former NFL player for the New York Jets, he also finds time to serve on several boards of national organizations working with youth. He is the author of “Thoughts of an Urban Teacher... What do you do when students’ say “ I Think I Am Worthless”, “Shut the Fu.. Up”, “I Am Afraid of Donald Trump.....”(2017). And, other titles such as "Success Stories Insights by African American Men" (2016) and the workbook for young readers (2016). Insights by African American Men" is an inspirational collection of stories by 19 African American Men. It also includes researched based information by Reginald Grant, MSEd on Reaching and Teaching African American Children. A cross-generational collection of stories from college students to men in retirement, a true glimpse into the journey of African-American Men in America. He is also the author of,”A Case for Bilingual Education” (2015),“A Teacher’s View Education in America.”(2014) and numerous teacher guides, workbooks, and articles.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I usually use my iPad mini when I travel for reading especially on long trips by air.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I have build a pretty strong brand and direct emails with social media have proven effective for me. I also attend events, do speaking engagements and book signings to promote my books.
Reginald Grant writes a powerful realization of the why and how of the Urban teacher. His mastery and lifetime dedication to inner city education identifies the social impact and struggle the urban teacher faces. In a world where the unfair distribution of academic resources plaguing young learners and traps both teacher and student as victims of a post-modern Jim Crow. Mark Campbell, Brindell In.