Posts Tagged: #CSP

Whitening Our Students

Whitening Our Students

There exists a movement among Black, Indigenous, and People of Color all around the world (basically wherever there was colonization) to Whiten our skin. The lure of the proximity to Whiteness as a privilege and as a means for survival is both real and not new. For those of us that can’t pass as White,… Read more

More Than Words Can Describe

More Than Words Can Describe

This blog post is straight from our classrooms! From Roberto: A couple of weeks ago, I used writing to promote some social emotional learning with students while fostering community in the class. I used a picture from the New York Times publication titled “40 Intriguing Photos to Make Students Think.” You can see the image… Read more

Caliban oh, Caliban!

Caliban oh, Caliban!

As part of a professional development session we offered about racial identity and how that relates to teaching, we discussed Caliban from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. We analyzed him as the first indigenous person in the Western literary imagination. We thought about how he was represented and made modern day connections.   Watch the short clip… Read more