Alex believes strongly in the power of communication and the written word. A lifelong writer, Alex’s books and columns are being used by teachers, schools, districts and organizations to transform the way they teach and lead.

Alex's Books
Owning It by Alex Kajitani

Named “Recommended Reading” by the U.S. Department of Education and lauded by top educators and administrators, Owning It shows you how to be a highly effective teacher who loves what you do.

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Hip Hop Math

Stop trying to force boring curriculum into students’ lives. Instead, take the students’ lives and what they love (hip-hop), and put them into the curriculum. It’s time to conquer word problems in a hip way!

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Teacher of the Year Handbook

Ever been named a Teacher of the Year for your school, organization or beyond? In the only book of its kind, the country’s top teachers show you how to elevate yourself, and the work you do, to the next level.

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Alex’s writing and teaching has also been featured in:
Books
The Cage Busting Teacher
Chicken Soup
American Teacher
Conversations
Hip Hop Education Guidebook
5Standards
Education Capstone
Columns, Articles & Op-Eds
NNSTOY
San Diego Union Tribune
Sacramento Bee
Carlsbad Magazine
InstructorMag
New Teacher Advocate
KDP Record

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