May 16 Newsletter

May 16 Newsletter

Hope your week is off to a great start. One thing I need to figure out is picking a day of the week to send out the newsletter, have been vacillating between Fridays and Mondays. I have been reflective about what it means to show up fully in your work? And what that could possibly mean for students who come into our classrooms? How do we work to create a welcoming environment in our schools and classrooms? If you have thoughts on this or community building you do in your classroom, I’d love to hear back from you.

 

Open Tabs:

 

What Young Men of Color Can Teach Us About The Achievement Gap – “So they end up actually behaving according to a script that they don’t necessarily subscribe to, but which seems a requirement to fit in and be accepted by their peers and maybe even by some of the adults.”

 

Less Disruption, Greater Traction when it comes to Edtech in Higher ED – “That’s why tools and platforms that demand a lesser degree of disruption might have found greater purchase in the marketplace.”

 

Obama at Rutgers — “Facts, evidence, reason, logic, an understanding of science: These are good things. These are qualities you want in people making policy. … That might seem obvious. … We traditionally have valued those things, but if you’re listening to today’s political debate, you might wonder where this strain of anti-intellectualism came from.”

 

Interwebs Humor:

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/jd1l8u/inside-amy-schumer-size-12

Currently reading:

currently reading books here:

 

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