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Hear ye! Hear ye! This is a very important announcement. Today, I will re teach and we will learn the meaning of two important words: equality and equity. They have the same beginning and the same end, but they do not … Continue reading
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Last Friday night, I met my new students. Seeing children investigating our classroom for the first time, it finally felt like home. Walking around the room visiting families, I overheard Maggie tell her mother,…
I just finished reading the book: The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman. It was a good book; the kind that is thought provoking and pushes one to action. I would encourage you to read it, if you haven’t. In the following … Continue reading
Dear Friends, This post is not about inequity and injustice in education, but nevertheless it is injustice! This what my friend a service man has to say. Please pay attention: Eldwin Gajate Please spread this as widely as possible. 500,000 … Continue reading
Few months ago, I wrote that equity and social justice in education is work of the heart. I thought not many people would understand my plea because I am not God to change a heart. However, I know now I … Continue reading
Engagement has to do with relevance. Relevance is the condition of” being connected” or when something is pertinent. In other words students are engage in a lesson when there is something for them. How do we achieve engagement? I don’t … Continue reading