Guest Post via @mikepouraryan: Out & About In The Community

Here in Capistrano Unified School District, there has been a commitment to be innovative and have a look into the future.   One very innovative initiative has been the launch of the Mandarin Immersion Program as noted in the Marian Bergeson Elementary School Website.   The following objectives have been outlined:  Bilingualism:  development of high levels of proficiency […]

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Guest Post via @zfwright: Complexion Doesn’t Equal Sameness

When thinking about diversifying the canon and providing our students with a larger selection of texts that reflect a more holistic approach to studying racial identity, there is a common pitfall to avoid. Very often, when educators, particularly White educators,  attempt to select texts that will have more resonance with their Black or Brown students, […]

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