Category: Community

Can We Stop Talking Long Enough to Have a Conversation?

The Interrupter: Your Write to Education   July 5, 2020 Can we stop talking long enough to have a conversation? Have you ever seen something that was a bit comical and sad at the same time?  That was the video opener for an orientation I participated in recently.  In the clip, an African American male…
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George Who? The Circle of Distraction

The Interrupter: Your Write to Education June 2, 2020 George Who? The Circle of Distraction Sadly, it doesn’t take long for the focus to be taken off of Mr. Floyd.  However, I must say I am not surprised. It has been true of those that came before him as well.  And as heartbreaking and gut…
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For the Love of Justice

THE INTERRUPTER: Your Write to Education | February 14, 2020 For the Love of Justice,  For the Love of Every Child Whole “Oh, the injustice that the caterpillar would never become the butterfly.” That quote captures my heart for this Valentine’s Day.  February 14, the middle or the heart of what we refer to as…
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Lessons from Harriet

Lessons from Harriet The Interrupter – Your Write to Education – November 11, 2019 What struck me right away in the movie Harriet – don’t worry this is not a spoiler alert – was what we know from recorded history and that is the distance between Dorchester, Maryland, and the Pennsylvania State Line – the…
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Bringing Independence to the Classroom

THE INTERRUPTER | Your Write to Education | July 2018 Bringing Independence to the Classroom As we celebrate July 4th, Independence Day, a day typically filled with cookouts, fireworks, parades, and honor of past sacrifices made, my thoughts are drawn to the 1,000’s of classrooms filled with students seeking their own personal independence.  Unfortunately, due…
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