Incredibly powerful, must-watch moment. Thank you, @esglaude.pic.twitter.com/rT5CIGJU9O — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) August 6, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
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There is a question that is difficult to frame correctly, and even speak: are educators encouraged to be curious? To be investigators and scientists of our world? Moreover, what obligation to we have to ensure our students (within our intellectual and academic abilities) have access to the best education possible? And how do we define… Read More Highly Qualified.
The faces are blurred to protect my students, of course. I wish I could share the unredacted photo: the students are relaxed, even laughing. Their body language is engaged, there are so many things you wouldn’t see. When I snapped the pic, one student told me I was “snitching” because he thought they were in… Read More Perception is Truth. (Until it’s not.)
“They’re afraid women will laugh at them,” he said. … At core, men are afraid women will laugh at them, while at core, women are afraid men will kill them.”. –attributed to Margaret Atwood It’s okay to be scared and feel hopeless. Just not all the time. Please: do not tell me the story of how… Read More Open your eyes.
Many educational writers sent messages about the Parkland school shooting. I don’t want to carry a weapon. I want to carry and give a safe place for ideas and knowledge. I don’t want to be a hero with my blood, life, or body. I want to champion my students’ causes. I don’t want my students… Read More Who was….?
My first period: my friend’s first period. Her second period. My other friend’s third period. My fourth, fifth, and sixth periods. Almost 170 students signing up and starting blogging on the Digital Dogs’ blog. I KNEW they could do it! And, I even recognized some writers in the crowd. Those who lingered a little longer,… Read More today was a good day
Today was our first day back. Wait. Let me try again. Today was our first day back! The increase in exclamation points tripled this past year. But mental exclamation points serve to keep us going. We are only as positive as our punctuation, people. All in all, a really good day. Woke up at 3:45AM… Read More That's not a mouse.