Coming Out isn’t a one-time event. We’re often coming out in our personal lives. But what about in the classroom? How do we navigate this often tricky & potentially dangerous situation?
Equality – it’s a constantly discussed issue in my adult English Language class. This time however, it takes quite a different path as sexuality is mentioned.
It’s an identity category that’s often left out, unspoken, and un-named in education circles. Here’s why naming matters in terms of our students’ well-being.
Digital Storytelling in the classroom affords so many opportunities for transformation – whether it be in skill level, self-confidence, attitudes, or in building a sense of community.
Here’s some key moments of transformation in my adult English Language Learner classroom.
Here’s my tips, strategies, and resources for teaching digital storytelling to lower level English Language Learners.
This is a raw account of silence within school. A silence born out of fear and despair. A silence that we have the power to challenge as educators.
We’re often focused on what’s not working for GLBTI young people in schools.
But what if we recognize student agency – a different picture and different possibilities can emerge.
It was one of the most powerful film-making experiences I’ve had with my adult English as an Additional Language (EAL) students.
It illustrated how how we can ‘shoot for the moon’ with our students and actually get there.
Shiny gadgets, unbridled excitement. It’s awesomeness on overdrive.
That’s technology in Education, on the internet. Right?
Well it’s definitely not the education institutions I’ve worked in.
Here’s my tale of a Professional Development program that transformed teacher attitudes towards teaching multimedia with their students.