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.
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September 20, 2017
October 10, 2016
You can never view yourself completely unbiased, and you can never view your culture or way of life completely unbiased. If you learn about other cultures, you might learn about the flaws in yours and try to help yourself and others around you and improve in a people as a whole.
October 06, 2016
Ethnicity has become a big controversy nowadays. Should ethnic studies be introduced in schools? Would this be beneficial for the students in the future?
October 04, 2016
It'd be foolish to not educate high schoolers on things relevant to who they are, or the history and culture of the place they live
September 29, 2016
Learning about other cultures gives students the capability to be more empathetic and understanding to the diverse world they inhabit.
June 24, 2016
"Today, I know not to let any event, circumstance, or person get in the way of my learning, because I--and I alone-- have power over that."
May 20, 2016
We are all going to make mistakes when we have difficult conversations. We cannot deny our student the skills and space to have safe conversations about race simply because we're scared.
January 19, 2016
Not all students think that way. There are so many different people who go to school, and so many factors that could affect a student's thought process and reasoning. This prevents every person being able to fit into the same mold.
November 20, 2015
Even though someone is from some part of the world with whatever going on there, you shouldn't look at them differently.
November 19, 2015
Our friends, parents, and the people around us can help us understand that we are fine just the way we are. They will always love you, and that's good enough.