More Educators’ Voices Needed

I’m a beneficiary of Oklahoma’s public schools and universities. My last post, “Red Dirt Teacher,” was undoubtedly both inspired by and homage to the teacher with whom I had the pleasure of spending parts of my day in both eighth and ninth grades, Anna Myers. It won’t likely surprise you that the year I was … Continue reading More Educators’ Voices Needed

Red Dirt Teacher

I was inspired to write (and record) this somewhat rage-filled poem about the Oklahoma teacher shortage last summer.  Stay strong, teachers.

Autonomy, Subversive Teaching, and Taking Positive Action in Tumultuous Times: My Response to Nancy Atwell

This is the sole post I brought over from my old blog. It's more an article than a blog post, but it touches on a lot of our challenges and how we might better approach them.