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I don’t believe any of us have true success in solitude.
I want all teachers, including teachers of color, to be authentically themselves in the classroom.
Teachers are professionals, and they’re experts in their content and their grade level. They’re going to be the ones to tell us if it works or not.
We always say that parents are partners, not the problem. We get more done and we get more right when we are working in partnership with our parents.
If I can advocate for a school system and I can advocate for opportunities and exposure for our kids to make it better, I feel compelled to do it.
Part of my passion for what I do now is, people need to know that this exists. But I also know we need to handle it delicately because you don't want people to feel bad.
All of our kids are capable. We’re planting the seed that college is a possibility, and that life can be better.
I tell everybody, we have the technology infrastructure of a Fortune 500 company, even though we are very small in comparison.
[The PD course] is a desired activity versus a required activity. That has to be the sweetest piece of the system.
We don’t make decisions for them. We make decisions with them.
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Classroom Technology Video What is Clubhouse? How Are Educators Using It? (Video)
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