Category Archives: equity

Looking back at #NCTE19 (from Tuesday in Colorado in 23 inches of snow)

“Process all you heard today and set your intentions from here on out.” –Sara Ahmed I intended to write this post on the plane on the way home, but the internet wasn’t working. I reviewed my notes in my writer’s … Continue reading

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Attempting to #DisruptTexts in AP Lit

As I’ve articulated already in this blog, our most important conversation about education right now focuses on equity. I’ve embarked on a bit of a listening tour recently for this topic. I’ve submitted no conference presentation proposals this year, but … Continue reading

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Our Most Important Conversation: Equity

This post has been percolating for a while now, ever since I left NCTE in Houston. Until now, all I’ve been able to cobble together so far are a few disconnected notes in my writer’s notebook: I need to sit … Continue reading

Posted in #StopGrading, assessment, equity, grading, literacy, making change, not grading, reflections, teaching, the system | 5 Comments