During this time of COVID-19, I have seen my social media feed flooded with memes on parents and teachers homeschooling their kids. Some of you might have seen this post from a very honest student named Ben: Many of you … Continue reading On Homeschooling (what it is, and why that is not what you are doing right now)
Readers, I began this journey to establishing an online presence as an educator and blogger last year. While I’ve blogged off and on for several years, I determined to use this platform to tell stories, share ideas, and provide teaching resources. So many of you have commented to me that you have enjoyed one or more post. I would like to encourage you to share this website with your fellow educators, and to subscribe to receive regular updates on new content. I commit to emailing no more than once a week, and any email would be to share new posts … Continue reading Subscribe & Enter to Win!
Rewind. Setting: Small-town Texas, the summer of 2012, a living room full of family members. I was making my rounds visiting loved ones after living in Mexico City for four years, telling stories and talking about my experiences. “So when … Continue reading The Danger of a Single Story: Stereotypes and Misconceptions in (and out of) the Classroom