Coronavirus Under the Microscope This image has become one of the most widely-distributed pictures in the media over the last month as the coronavirus has continued to spread across the world. In the last few weeks, as I have spoken with some of my colleagues in central Michigan who also work in schools, they are… Continue reading Bias and the Coronavirus
"As we work together to restore hope to the future, we need to include a new and strange ally—our willingness to be disturbed." ~M. Wheatley
"What 'little' things do [we] do or say that become big factors in continuing to marginalize students in poverty?"
Yesterday I was unbelievably grateful to be able to spend much of the day with 29 of our tenth and eleventh graders as they embarked on their first day of training with two Anti-Defamation League facilitators to become A World of Difference® Peer Leaders. It was a day filled with what I call 'goosebumpy' moments… Continue reading A World of Difference…
As we welcomed 45 (!!!) incredible new educators to ABRSD last week, I spent time reflecting back on what I affectionately call my "prior life" as an eighth grade teacher, when I was blessed to serve as the special educator who co-taught with a team of four content area teachers. Each year, the five of… Continue reading When We Know Better, We Do Better