By Elena Aguilar, President and Founder In Episode 5 of The Bright Morning Podcast, I spoke to a very special person who told me a story about a couple of powerful conversations about race, racial identity, and racism. I want you to be able to have powerful conversation—conversations that heal and bring us into closer,
By Elena Aguilar, President and Founder Ja Young’s words echoed in my mind for a long time after recorded our conversation. My name made other people feel uncomfortable. I want to hear my name from people.People who don’t have names that we’re comfortable saying in our English-speaking mouths, don’t hear their names as often. I
On Thursday, February 20, 2020, Jessie Cordova and Elena Aguilar engaged in a discussion focused on the ideas driving Elena’s book coming this fall – Coaching For Equity.
Lori Cohen concludes her series on looking at your sh** and focusing on equity. She writes, “I challenge you to do one thing a day that allows you to be a threat to inequity.”
Check out this toolkit for sharpening your equity tools. If you work in education, you have signed on to call yourself an “educator” – and that means a lot.
It is time for all of us to see that equity work is non-negotiable if we truly want to transform the world.
Coaching for Equity: Conversations that Change Practice will be in your hands in mid-September. Here are a few excerpts from the introduction which we hope will get you excited to read it!
A shift in your beliefs will change your behavior which will create a shift in students’ beliefs which then creates a change in their actions.
Co-create a clear and compelling vision and goals with your class/school. What will be accomplished by the end of this school year and what will that enable students to do, say, believe, become and overcome in their futures? So often I ask teachers what they are working toward and I hear back very general and
By Jessie Cordova, Senior Associate, Bright Morning You’ve defined equity (my previous blog post or Elena’s definition). Now ask yourself: Would your students characterize their classroom as an equitable learning space? Would you? No matter how you answer these questions, there is likely an opportunity to reset, restart or refine. Here’s how. Step 1: Let’s