Going Gradeless is not for the weak

After 30 years of teaching, something I never intended to do but absolutely fell in love with, the past 6 months have been a real adventure. At the beginning of this school year I decided to go Gradeless. Gradelessness is a movement that allows students to regain ownership of their education by literally removing theContinue reading “Going Gradeless is not for the weak”

The Hard Reality of Racism – My Personal Wake up Call

“Anarchist!” “You are such a rebel!” “Why can’t you just jump through the hoops?” “Why do you always have to create waves?” “You are such a sh$# disturber!” To each of these observations by loved ones and peers I have had to accept that they were true reflections of who I am. Who I haveContinue reading “The Hard Reality of Racism – My Personal Wake up Call”