educator voice

Freedom of Speech

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I know thousands ofeducators in this country. I don’t know any that are not experiencing disgust, anxiety, anger, and many other emotions now due tothe direction ofour country. We are working within the confines of racism, misogyny,classism, and intolerance to educate our students the best that we can. But are we doing enough? Could we […]

Great Educators Teach the Whole Child

“Mister, why do we have to do this? I’d honestly rather work on math right now. Or anything else.” This was advisory class (also known as “guidance”). I was a certified high school math teacher, but like so many of my peers, I also taught advisory. In advisory, teachers met with students to develop their […]

EVERYONE Is Writing a Book, or EVERYONE Has a Voice?

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Over the past few years the rate at which educational books are being written (mostly by connected educators), has increased rapidly. Thanks to such independent publishers as Mark Barnes and the Hack Learning Series, Dave Burgess Consulting, and EdTechTeam Press, the process of getting a book to market is now that much easier. Many of […]