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January 31, 2018

Who Are 'America's Children'?

We are, at our foundation, a nation of immigrants and native peoples displaced by systemic oppression.

January 16, 2018

Choices, Charters, and Competition: Why I Hope We Think Before We 'Start' Charter Schools

Is the work we're doing really driving innovation? Or is it a band-aid on a gushing wound of educational inequity?

January 12, 2018

When Is It Enough?: On Sh*thole Countries and the People Who Come From Them

What is there to say about trying to exist in a place where your existence in and of itself is considered a burden?

January 10, 2018

The Vicious Cycle: When 'Control and Compliance' Means Teachers Too

'This is how it starts,' I thought to myself as I watched. 'This is how they start to silence us. They teach us to "control" our students, then they control us in the same way.'

November 12, 2017

When Will The Birds Fly Free?: Education as Colonialism

The play made me ask the terrifying question that every educator asks themselves at some point: Am I actually helping my students?

September 30, 2017

Is Being 'Fair' Always Right?

I am constantly asking myself: What is the line between "education" and "indoctrination"?

September 20, 2017

News in the Classroom: Where Should We Begin?

We can no longer REactively teach towards justice and create space for compassion within our classrooms. We must PROactively work to make justice, compassion, and safety part of our consistent classroom culture and curriculum.

August 28, 2017

Honesty in the Fight: What 'Game of Thrones' Teaches Us About Education Discussions

If we're going to be on the same team, we have to trust each other. That means being transparent, up front, and telling our truth even when we think it's difficult for other people to hear.

June 17, 2017

A Reflection on Philando Castile's Death: 'We Need to Practice Love in Action'

Love pushes all of us to do better and hold each other and ourselves accountable in that process.

April 22, 2017

Islands and Myths: What Happens When We Don't Value Storytellers

When we tell the story of a people instead of allowing them their own voice and agency, we teach entire generations to be disempowered.

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