35 was bipolar. I love my job but some weeks I'm ready to quit teaching. I'm heartbroken by the lack of equity and justice in society and find hope in our youth & my community. I've focused on going with the flow while becoming more invested in vegetarianism, environmentalism and politics - none of which … Continue reading It’s My Birthday. Pick a Challenge.
Deal with it. Over the past month I've run across editorials and social media posts that urge Americans to just "deal" with the presidency now that the election is over because "there's nothing 'you' can do about it." As a teacher, I can't. Schools are like tiny representations of the broader community. They have officials … Continue reading Teacher Can’t “Deal” with Fear-Based Policy