This work must be led by those who have been historically oppressed, and if I want to support them, that means I must work to explore their writing and show my students just how powerful those voices are.
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April 16, 2019
March 28, 2019
Teaching with a socially conscious lens is not easy, nor does it happen overnight. There are some small steps you can take, though, to move you in the right direction.
March 04, 2019
"Aloha" isn't just a greeting; in a way it is their way of life, and when you distort that sacred word, you distort their way of life.
February 25, 2019
Educators engaging in emotion-talk with students can encounter obvious barriers when not taking the individual's cultural background into account.
February 18, 2019
There are some meaningful and important ways we can recenter power in our students' critical thinking.
January 28, 2019
The Covington Catholic High School students should reflect on what they did, but who were the adults there who failed them?
January 22, 2019
Seemingly little actions add up to the daily sparks that can begin igniting our students to take action and make change.
January 11, 2019
The intersectionality of students can eventually become a force for change for the individuals and the collective, once it is recognized and once actions to counterbalance injustice are created.
December 30, 2018
Will we duck away from the changes coming, or move forward, powered by those changes, toward something greater than ourselves?
November 16, 2018
If we want to work towards true inclusivity, we must show that perpetuating oppressive beliefs, intentional or not, has a consequence on something or someone other than those oppressed.