Tag: social media

Something About Education

Almost 10 years ago I was a teacher at Golden High School, and I created this class called Contemporary Literature and Identity. I was trying to put color and cultures into the literature students read. The voting board of department teachers was super supportive and unanimously voted on its...

The Curious Case of Allyship

This is my daughter. A couple of years ago, we took a road trip down south to the Great Sand Dunes and she started doing backbends and cartwheels and all of her gymnastics contortionist moves in the sand, the whipping wind pushing against her as she sought to find...

The Time to Throw Stars

Yesterday, Scott and I discussed social media and the ups and downs of scrolling through countless posts of gloom and doom in the time of global crisis. It’s necessary but taxing on the human spirit—something that’s sorely needed if we are to endure the pandemic and its long-reaching outcomes....