Do you ever learn something for the first time that you have known your entire life? I’ve always known, intellectually, that the word advent means the arrival of something or someone notable, and that the advent season is all about … Continue reading On Waiting: Advent 2020
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