Tag: Awareness

Confronting Social Injustice: A Conversation about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Systemic racism has been a part of US history for 401 years and it will take more then one summer of social reckoning to dismantle and rebuild an.

Educating Change Makers: Moving Beyond our Perception of Best Practices

Several weeks ago, while coaching a new teacher in our new reality, I observed the use of a similar pattern or practice to instruction. The.

Disrupting Inequitable Systems: Equipping Children With the Knowledge, Will, and Skills

Over fifteen years ago, I attended an elite public magnet high school in New York City. The school prided itself on developing young leaders who.

Voices and Voting: Education after an Election

The dual pandemics of COVID-19 and the racial injustices that plague our systems have created a heightened sense of unrest and uneasiness among.

Elevating Voices: Social Justice Education for Our Times

A high school friend of mine, Deion, had immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica as a small child. His mother worked tirelessly to support them; as.

Centering Joy in ELA Text Selection

Joy. It is something I have been ruminating on and desperately trying to find these past few months. In the midst of a global pandemic that has.

Science Education during a Pandemic: What Can we do to Engage our Students?

I am a former veteran science teacher who now works as a science coach. Science education, to me, means providing kids with experiences that.

Sasha’s Story: A Journey into Growth as a Teacher

  As an educational consultant and coach, I spend much of my time helping to grow teachers into the kind of educators who will inspire and.

The Social Component of Remote Learning

  Lesson planning. It’s something educators do on a regular basis and something we must continue to do through these traumatic circumstances. Our.

The importance of health education and student wellness

  Do your students have the tools to discern all of the information they are receiving about the COVID-19 pandemic and social injustice in the.

Conversations About Race and Systemic Injustice

  It saddens my heart to have to write this blog and curate resources in response to another murder of a Black person due to white supremacy and.

“As Simple as”

By: Jessica Diaz As Simple as –  Awakening to the pitter patter of freshly fallen rain drops on a window pane Changing pace as I begin to stir,.

Mindfulness During This Unprecedented Time

Your mind matters..... Megan Cowan, co-founder of Mindful Schools, explains that each educator has “a room full of students coming in with their.