Monday, July 18, 2016

Whose Knowledge Counts?

For my newest installation of Book Spine Poetry I venture to my parent's garage to critique who owns the school curriculum.

As Tara Yosso wrote, "The school is really just telling you whose knowledge counts and whose knowledge is discounted in an already unequal U.S. society."

European History, Western Civilization

Cultural Literacy

The Power and the Glory

Heart of Darkness?

A Midsummer Night's Dream?

¿Habla EspaƱol? 

Why Isn’t Teaching ‘Enough’?

Thoughts on teacherpreneurs, the teacher as intellectual leader, and what is important to me right now.  (*This piece was recently posted on

“I want to be more than a teacher.”

This is a loaded statement for sure, but one I hear (in different iterations) quite often. There is a popular feeling among practitioners, the public, and (even) the education space that being a teacher is a stepping stone, or even an entry level position... Read more