A Teacher’s Back-to-School Resolution
My resolution is to remember why I am here and why I do what I do.
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.
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.
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.