Reading widely is a fine way to expand our vocabulary. I still find all kinds of words that I thought I knew and have to look up and realize I had no idea or actually the wrong idea (or better yet, the completely wrong pronunciation like segue (segway? really?!)). Today, I’m thinking hard about equity.… Continue reading Coming Clean With Equity
Throughout this year I have spent a fair amount of time wondering about what it is I am actually supposed to be doing. For about 8 more weeks I will still be working, living and learning entirely on my own dime. Time away from the classroom has brought an astounding degree of freedom and plenty… Continue reading The Integrity Diet
I experienced a rare moment this week. I read a post and quite simply it changed me. The post helped me see what I was not seeing. To recognize what I have been avoiding. To be brave when my fear is the only audible voice I can hear. The post I read was “The Future… Continue reading A Programmable Future
Much to my own astonishment I will soon have sent over 1000 tweets. In a the space of about 15 months I have dramatically expanded my twitter activity and reach. While the numbers are still modest in terms of the Twiterverse at large, for me the reality of over one hundred followers and just under… Continue reading What am I doing here?
A few days ago I read this opinion piece: Why We Must Talk About White Privilege: systemic racism has victims and beneficiaries http://t.co/qpFwJ2xYsR — Dr. C.Rutherford (@crutherford) October 28, 2014 Author, Desmond Cole, writing in the wake of the mayoral election in Toronto, points out: “It is crucial that we distinguish these things – white… Continue reading Connecting the Dots: Privilege, Social Justice and Choice