Monthly Archives: July 23, 2018

There is No Apolitical Classroom @ ILA

There is No Apolitical Classroom @ ILA

Lorena German and fellow educator, Jazmen Moore, presented at the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) conference in Austin, TX this past weekend (July 2018). They were there on behalf of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Their session: There is No Apolitical Classroom, focused on the work of NCTE’s Committee Against Racism and Bias… Read more

BEAUTIFUL BLACKNESS TYPOGRAPHY

BEAUTIFUL BLACKNESS TYPOGRAPHY

We all learn in multiple ways. Besides being an auditory learner, I am also a visual learner. Coming off the heels of the Montessori For Social Justice Conference where I performed the spoken word poem BEAUTIFUL BLACKNESS, I figured it would be worthwhile to compliment it with a typography video. When I wrote BEAUTIFUL BLACKNESS… Read more

Montessori for Social Justice Conference

Montessori for Social Justice Conference

We spent this last weekend of June 2018 in St. Paul, MN at the Montessori for Social Justice Conference. Wow! What a powerful conference. What a powerful group of people working together to change Montessori and all other educational spaces. What a radical and justice-oriented┬ácommunity space and what strong allyship from white brethren. We presented… Read more