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Kulturbrille - using a cultural lens in practice

“Shall we stop there today?”  This very simple sentence is one that I have most effective in both closing a session or holding the door open for further, deeper discussion. 584 more words

Cultural Competence

Do Standardized Testing Smarter

Standardized testing is considered a necessary evil in inner-city schools. Folk will say that the students are at the nucleus of what happens in a school, but the truth is that at an inner-city school, test scores are at the nucleus. 1,019 more words

Urban Education

U-Syd Course: Cultural Competence

This course, available for free via Coursera, is relevant to our interests. It analyses debates and issues, through an exploration of Aboriginal Sydney. It could be a starting point for making a similar analysis of Aboriginal Melbourne. 341 more words

Finishing the School Year Strong

Towards the end of my last full school year in the classroom, I received a note in my mailbox from administration. The note was a reminder to teachers to staying on top of students; to finish the year strong. 874 more words

Teacher Support

Unsure About Running the Relay

When it comes to education reform where Black and Brown children are concerned, I always ask one simple question: are the best interests of Black and Brown students top priority? 120 more words


"Executive Coach Teaches Companies to Grow, Diversify".

“Executive Coach Teaches Companies to Grow, Diversify”. Feature article in Pasadena Outlook.


There are just some people who will spread around their ‘funk’ and permeate the air with negativity, doubt, and complaints that can stifle team and/or personal productivity. 91 more words

Education Management