Community Matters 2

"You can't go it alone. We're neuro-biologically hard-wired for connection with other people. In the absence of connection, love, and belonging, there is suffering."--Brené Brown from The Call to Courage Netflix special I wholeheartedly feel the same way as Brené about my learning community. I can't do this work alone! I loved that I had … Continue reading Community Matters 2

Representation Matters

Recently, I was in a school bathroom and saw a beautiful painting of an African woman dressed in African garb hanging on the wall. I was immediately filled with awe and joy because the painting radiated beauty and was a positive image in a surprising place. I am often one of few African American women … Continue reading Representation Matters

My Next Chapter Begins

Thanks for joining me on my new project to take a deeper look at connecting culturally responsive mathematics to increase successes for Black students in mathematics classrooms. I will share my own mathematics journey and connect with other educators on this project. I have spent more than half of my 20-year career in education focused … Continue reading My Next Chapter Begins