Educators of Color
So how are we going to discuss the concepts of white nationalism and white supremacy in our classes this year?
In paying homage to our profession, who was your favorite teacher growing up; and what grade was it?
I attended a racial identity workshop in my district, and it was horrible! Argh! What are the best workshops out there for diversity ?
Has anyone else been following the #31DaysIBPOC on twitter? I would highly recommend reading and following everyone who has contributed!
What are your thoughts on the term, person of color? It tends to be controversial at times. Do you prefer something more specific? I personally prefer "Black" for myself.
Has anyone participated in a PD or series of PDs on issues dealing with race and equity that led to meaningful changes? Would love to learn more about them.
Culturally relevant pedagogy is a big step from the status quo. How are your schools and districts supporting this work?
When you talk about race and oppression in school, what is the response of other teachers and administrators?
How do you respond when other educators or staff members negatively refer to children and you know it is based on their color?
What’s your state doing to advance equity in edu? In CA we talk a lot about equity at the student/class levels, but aren’t addressing issues around financial equity and cultural equity in schools.
What is the average teaching salary in your state? I’m a 1st year teacher at a public charter making $52k/year. I’m interested in teaching in Los Angeles upon leaving Texas.
Anybody else read Korver’s piece about racism? Definitely think I am going to analyze it with my class. https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/kyle-korver-utah-jazz-nba
Question any other educators out there suffer from isolation even with other educators of color......difficulty connecting.
Hey all!! Just wanted to create some space for us to vent, ask questions, and share our truths in being an EOC (educator of color). As well as some general teaching tips😆