We are a group of educators, parents, and concerned citizens who agree that when public schools reopen… we don’t want to go back to normal. We are here to share, discuss, and learn different ideas, opinions, and plans about education. More importantly, we want to support each other as we take actions at the local, state, and national levels for creating equitable, child-centered, learner-driven, anti-racist public school systems.
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An Apple II Plus computer was delivered to my 1st grade classroom in the fall of 1982. It arrived with a pile of floppy disks from MECC. The green images on the black background were spellbinding. Who knew that munching words could be so much fun? Even my students liked it. A couple of monthsContinue reading “Thou shalt not write curriculum.”
On Tuesday March, 2 2021, the New Hanover County Board of Education will be discussing and voting on their school suspension policies. The New Hanover County NAACP Parents’ Council, of which I am a member, is calling for the end of PreK – 5th grade suspensions. If I had more than 3 minutes to speakContinue reading “Silence speaks volumes. Talk is cheap. It’s time to act.”
If you want to create an effective survey, look no further than the Internet for some good advice. I starting searching today and found these suggestions: • Keep it short. • Use words with clear meanings. • Don’t ask for two things at once. • Let most of your questions be optional to answer. •Continue reading “Our Survey Results”
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