"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?"
In July when I began this new position, I Googled "Diversity vs. Equity vs. Inclusion," just to see what was out there. The top hit was a link to this article, which does a fairly decent job of explaining the differences between these three concepts. Over the last few months, I have spent time reading… Continue reading How Are Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Different?
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