Teacher to Student Relationships: Building until the End

Throughout the past week, I have been consistently reminded of the largeness of the world’s problems— whether they be the impending effects of global climate change, the consistent turmoil in the middle east, or the inequity of education in this country.  It is difficult to reconcile how insignificant and powerless we can feel in the … More Teacher to Student Relationships: Building until the End

Want to Know How Your School Handles Equity and Diversity?: Just Ask The Students

A few years back, I was talking with one of my students.  Somehow the conversation led to me asking what people in his neighborhood thought of our school.  Very emphatically he exclaimed: “Nobody in my neighborhood knows about this school.  This school’s for white people.”  I learned then that if you wanted to know about … More Want to Know How Your School Handles Equity and Diversity?: Just Ask The Students