Continual Growth for Social Justice in Our Schools

By Vivett Dukes & Cody Miller

#SafeSpaceConvos is a new Twitter chat led by teacher Vivett Dukes as part of the Caring Classroom movement. These authentic conversations in education take place on alternating Mondays at 8:30 pm. Will you join the conversation? 

Cody Miller teaches 9th grade English language arts in Gainesville, FL. Additionally, he is a PhD candidate studying English Education at the University of Florida.

Questions

Q1: How can we problematize current conceptualizations of professional learning/growth in schools?

Q2: How can we advocate for professional learning/growth opportunities centering on social justice within our schools?

Q3: Students today are often more critical and “woke” than adults. How can we as educators learn from our students to enact social justice within schools?

Q4: Nearly every decision from the Trump administration impacts schools, teachers, and students. How do we confront these issues in our classes and schools?

Q5: What resources can you draw on to promote professional learning for social justice in your school?

Highlights

Q1: How can we problematize current conceptualizations of professional learning/growth in schools?

 

Q2: How can we advocate for professional learning/growth opportunities centering on social justice within our schools?

 

Q3: Students today are often more critical and “woke” than adults. How can we as educators learn from our students to enact social justice within schools?

 

Q4: Nearly every decision from the Trump administration impacts schools, teachers, and students. How do we confront these issues in our classes and schools?

 

Q5: What resources can you draw on to promote professional learning for social justice in your school?

Be bold. Be authentic. Join the next #SafeSpaceConvos chat on Monday, May 7th at 8:30pm Eastern!