Rosemary Hendriks

A Teacher’s Back-to-School Resolution

My resolution is to remember why I am here and why I do what I do.

  • Aug 6, 2019
  • 4:41 PM

Speaking Spanish Is a Subversive Act

A lesson in solidarity and resistance.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 5:47 PM

Yo no sé mañana: A High School Teacher Reflects on the New Reality

I could go on with story after story of the ways in which violence and death have touched my students and my own life on a nearly daily basis.

  • Feb 23, 2018
  • 1:05 PM

The Linguistic Violence of Speaking ‘American’

As a high school Spanish teacher, many of my students approach me, feeling bad about themselves for not being more fluent.

  • Oct 20, 2017
  • 4:02 PM

The Classroom as Sanctuary

A sanctuary classroom is a space where students and teachers feel safe physically and psychologically from the continual assaults of daily life.

  • Feb 10, 2017
  • 11:33 AM

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