Three years ago, we started this episode of the podcast by saying; not talking about racism is not a solution. We sought to have a conversation about dismantling racism in education after a Heinemann Fellows panel on the subject. As we listen to this conversation through the lens of 2020, it’s now not enough to talk about dismantling racism, rather we must take actions to be anti-racist. (continue reading)
In this episode, Sonja and Dana chat about the value of book clubs, and how they can become a tool to disrupt the idea that our job and mission is to teach books…when really it should be to teach readers. (continue reading)
If we accept that discomfort is inevitable but silence is not a strategy, what practices or systems in your school can you examine in order to confront and change outcomes for students of color?