"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