Angela McByrd

Woke & Stem

"Your brain is a muscle. If you are learning [math] skills and you work hard towards it, you can be at the [same] level [as] someone that you think is smart at math."

Quick Facts

Featured in: Do It For the Gram (January 2020)

Current Role: High School Teacher & Founder of The Woke STEM Teacher

Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Oglethorpe University
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on math at Concordia University
  • Doctorate in Education focusing on Educational Leadership at Liberty University


Interests:
STEM and Social Justice

In our January 2020 – Do It For the Gram box, Angela tells us about her background in math and what made her decide to switch to a math degree. She talks about  The Woke STEM Teacher, what it is, why she started it, and where it is now, and in relation to the box, she discusses how social media helped in building her brand.

Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview

“I started thinking about ways that I could connect with a network of teachers to be able to share some of the things that I was doing in my classroom, [as well as] bounce ideas and gain new methods and strategies [for] my classroom.”

Check out our January 2020 – Do It For the Gram box to see Angela McByrds’ FULL interview!