It seems that to keep schools open is to condemn an entire population to exposure to COVID, or worse. But if we transition to online learning, we risk an increase in the opportunity gap through the lack of resources. It's a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't situation.
(and what I now say instead.)
White Privilege is about so much more than wealth.
The same thing that made Miles Davis a great jazz musician can make you a great teacher.
In 2019 I've learned a lot about my #OneWord, which was #Share. I've learned when, what, where, and how to #share so my message is heard and received with love.
The leaves have changed colors. It's time for us to change the way we see color in education.
We need a new purpose for school. We have to ask ourselves, now, in this new world in which we live, what is school for?
What happens when we stop pushing and pulling our kids to do what we want with extrinsic rewards and punishments?
Are you a Roots teacher or a Blooms teacher?
What happens when kids experiencing trauma don't look like kids experiencing trauma?