Seemingly little actions add up to the daily sparks that can begin igniting our students to take action and make change.
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January 22, 2019
December 03, 2018
Many outside PD opportunities still separate the "haves" from the "have-nots" and uphold systemic oppression.
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.
October 26, 2018
We need to have difficult conversations, and we need to make sure we consider whose voices we center on as we have them.
September 10, 2018
Serena Williams's reaction and its consequences is an unfortunate reflection of our school systems. Real life is hard. It's maddening. It's even harder and maddening when you're a young person of color growing up in a system built to watch you fail.
June 27, 2018
As infuriating as the current U.S. news is, there's not much I can do as a teacher right now. The one thing I can do is prepare to hit the ground running next year.
April 19, 2018
Unlearning the hurtful lessons we have internalized about racism will take more than just a half-day training.
March 20, 2018
I still remember the first time I read a piece of writing that felt like it truly understood me. I was a junior in high school.
March 19, 2018
We must ask ourselves not just how to make our classrooms engaging, but how to ensure it is culturally-responsive, actively relevant, and helping kids envision a world in which their identity, voice, and culture are important.
January 31, 2018
We are, at our foundation, a nation of immigrants and native peoples displaced by systemic oppression.