A long history of racialized mindsets, policies, and educational practices has undermined the cultural and linguistic heritage of generations of students. Embracing language and culture in education is a means to empower our learners and heal the painful experiences of language and cultural loss that many of our multilingual communities have faced.
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This month, we talked with The Education Trust’s Eric Duncan about retention efforts to support educator diversity. He shared his thoughts about creating opportunities for teachers of color to become the classroom, school, and community leaders they aspire to be.
Working in deep partnership with families is not extra work. It’s the work. The quality of the relationship with a student’s caregiver matters.
As an education organization committed to social justice, examining how we operate and interact internally across lines of difference is critical to our mission.
In the K-12 education space, how can we better support teachers and students to bring that intrinsic spark so essential to cultivating a rich learning life into the classroom dynamic for the benefit of all?
When we think about professional learning, we know it’s not just about teaching some new skill or strategy. It’s about the experience of trying to understand, internalize, and use that skill or strategy, in context, over time, with others, peers and students. It’s not a product that can be handed over; it’s a process between people.