Our stories and experiences shape the way we teach & lead.
I felt trapped by the florecent lights and rigid policy when I was a student. The lash of the teachers tongue to jump over each testing hurdle. Left feeling broken, inadequate and wanting nothing more than to escape the education system.
Once I was out, I realized I wasn’t the only child that felt that way. It became my personal mission to ensure every child knows they belong.
So grab your favorite cup of whatever it is you love to drink. (There’s definitely coffee in my mug.) …
Okay, Okay, Okay, I get it. Going over terms is BOOOORING. And honestly, if you just needed a definition, you wouldn’t be here. You would have just opened up a dictionary and found what you needed. Naw, the benefit of being here is that we see how these words are more than just terms, but how they are actually applied to the classroom.
And while I am sure you’ve heard these terms other places, it is also important that you and I have an understanding of where I am coming from. Cause there are a lot of terms that get…
What is Liberated By Design?
Well, hello there. Not sure how you’ve found me. Perhaps you were lying awake tossing and turning, trying to figure out how to reach that one kid that always wants to keep their hood on. Maybe you were spending your weekend planning and were looking for a unit or strategy that would make your life easier. Or perhaps you are reflecting on your practice and looking for support to make this next school the one where you truly realize your vision for education.
Somehow you’ve stumbled across my little corner of the infinite…