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Discovery Education Equity Talks - Shared screen with speaker view
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
39:11
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Rob Warren, Discovery Education
39:59
Since our first Equity Talks over 2,800 instructional thought leaders from 13 countries (China, Netherlands, Pakistan, Indonesia, Portugal, Jordan, Brazil, Mexico, Philippines, Canada, Oman, Rwanda (east Africa) and all 50 U.S. joined us
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
41:58
Welcome Ashley!
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
42:01
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Brian Whitson
43:36
Hi Everyone. Brian Whitson here from Rowan-Salisbury, North Carolina
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
43:57
Welcome Erica from KC!!
Brandy Ruby
43:58
Hello everyone. Brandy Ruby from Topeka, Ks.
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
44:10
Welcome everyone! Please let us know where you are joining us from?
Mary-Frances Tintle
44:20
Mary-Frances Tintle Moore County Schools in NC
scott Coley
44:27
Scott Coley Board Member Woodridge Illinois
amie caudle
44:30
Excited to hear from you April and Dr. Moody!!
amie caudle
44:55
Yay Rowan-Salisbury Schools!
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
45:35
Welcome Greg!!
Brian Whitson
46:12
poor Greg
Angie Sanchez
46:28
Hi everyone! Angie Sanchez from Del Rio, TX!
Jay R
46:29
hi
Sandra <3
46:35
Forks, Washington
Jay R
46:40
Hi from Orange Ct
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
47:05
Welcome Rita!
Brian Whitson
47:37
Biases by Jennifer Eberhardt is good also
Brian Whitson
48:10
Biased by Jennifer Eberhardt (oops)
Candice Austin
48:23
Hello from Salisbury. I joined in last week as well. It was excellent.
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
48:29
Welcome everyone! Please let us know where you are joining us from?
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
48:42
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Ashley Edwards
48:43
Ashley Edwards - Memphis, TN
Ms Dipo
48:50
The Wrath of Other Sons
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
48:53
Welcome from Memphis!!
Sandra <3
48:59
It Starts with One: Changing Individuals Changes Organizations J. Stewart Black
Jennifer
49:14
Hello from Charlotte, NC
Mary-Frances Tintle
49:17
The Wisdom of Walt Leadership Tips from the Happiest Place on Earth, great for building a positive school culture!
Theresa Rouse
49:24
Joliet Public Schools, Joliet, Illinois here!
Mariel Gomez de la Torr
49:25
Salisbury, North Carolina
Brittany Saunders
49:30
Brittany Saunders from Rowan-Salisbury Schools in NC!
Ms Dipo
49:34
Movie True Justice
Amanda Macon
49:35
Good afternoon from Rowan-Salisbury Schools
Karen
49:38
Karen, Stratford Connecticut
Dave Hankin
49:51
Hello from Globe, Arizona!
Scott Lykins
49:55
Good afternoon from Frederick County Public Schools, Winchester VA
Stacy Davenport (she/her/hers)
49:57
Stacy, Oregon City, OR
Dana Christenson
50:10
Greetings from Alexandria Minnesota
Stephanie Sanders
50:12
Good afternoon from Rowan-Salisbury Schools
Melissa Campbell
50:24
Before you start, Anyone have recommendations for kids grades 4-5 on race and equity? I have some parents who would like to put together a summer book club for their kids…. Would love recommendations.
Julie MacPherson
50:35
Julie MacPherson from Moore County, North Carolina
Mariel Gomez de la Torr
50:44
Good afternoon from Knollowood, North Carolina
Angela Lingle-Linder
50:49
Hello! Rowan-Salisbury Schools, NC
TERRI HUNDLEY
51:15
Terri Hundley from Valdosta, GA
Cary Burke
51:16
Cary Burke, Canandaigua, NY
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
51:17
We are live on Facebook!www.facebook.com/discoveryed
Doretha Allen
51:19
Hello everyone. Doretha Allen, Dallas ISD
Raquel Oden
51:39
Hello from Salisbury, NC - Overton Elementary in Rowan Salisbury Schools!
Brandi Gavion
51:43
Hello! Rowan-Salisbury Schools, NC
Sandra <3
52:19
Are we going to get a list of the book recomendations?
Cindy Moss
52:32
Thanks for doing this Chris!
Cindy Moss
52:41
Go Alissa!
Doretha Allen
52:46
Alissa is awesome
Joseph Dragone
52:49
https://www.maret.org/school-life/equity-and-inclusion/supporting-our-black-community for Melissa
Jordan Baker
53:02
Good Afternoon from RSS, NC!
Kenrick Ramdath
53:03
hello from Paterson NJ
Jennifer Drexel
53:06
Salisbury, NC
Emily Puccio
53:56
Greetings from Cutchogue, NY! (Eastern Long Island)
Mariel Gomez de la Torr
54:04
Book: shorturl.at/fprJY
Mary Anne Guy
54:04
Mary Anne Guy, Discovery Education, Charlotte NC
Luella
54:28
Hello- Luella Anderson from Charlottesville VA
-Gilda McGee-
54:34
Hello from Charlotte, NC!
Stacey White
54:37
Hello from RSS - West Rowan Middle School!
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
54:42
Thank you to all our educators for joining us today! Please remember to select “All panelists and attendees” in the blue drop down box for chat.
Melvin J Brown
55:00
Checking in from Reynoldsburg, OH (outside of Columbus)
Aleesha Grier
55:59
Aleesha Grier-Rogers, Cheshire CT
Caitlin McKee
56:26
Hello from Easton, MD
Sandra <3
56:52
Gracias por su buen introduccion. <3
MLewis
57:10
Hello from Alabama!
April
57:44
Hello from North Carolina!
Kathy FitzJefferies
58:03
Hi! from Kathy FitzJefferies, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina
jill debord
58:10
hello from Salisbury, NC. RSS
Christina Rutledge
58:13
Hello everyone from Hanford Dole Elementary - Rowan Salisbury Schools
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
58:23
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Kathy FitzJefferies
58:35
Good to see folks from NC!
Brian Whitson
58:55
April is very sharp
Angela alford
59:19
Whooo hoooo April!
Amanda Macon
59:25
She is one of my favorite people!
Cindy Moss
59:44
@Christina I graduated from East Rowan so am happy to see Rowan Salisbury education leaders here today!
Cindy Moss
59:57
Go Chris!
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:00:18
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Mariel Gomez de la Torr
01:01:26
Awesome leader!
Gary Rowe
01:02:13
Hi to all from Rock Island, IL!
Cindy Moss
01:02:14
Never let a good crisis go to waste!
Darryl Thomas
01:02:40
Hello all, from Greenville, NC!
Brian Whitson
01:02:42
the inequities show up in public schools and cannot be denied.
Cindy Moss
01:03:09
Cindy Moss from Mount Holly NC
Dave Hankin
01:03:58
Unfortunately, it seems to always take a tragedy for people to start to "wake up" and do the right thing.
Cindy Moss
01:04:04
We see the inequities in our society when we look at the proportion of black males in prison
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:04:13
I’m glad folks feel uncomfortable because it creates a space for conversations to confront the discomfort the unrest has caused to dismantle the silos in our school systems.
jill debord
01:05:03
discomfort comes with change
Brian Whitson
01:05:04
My hope is that the larger communities see how inequities keep us from being our best and will work to alleviate the inequity
Cindy Moss
01:05:20
School need to lead the way in creating justice and equitable systems. Healthcare and the economy will follow
Cindy Moss
01:06:00
Schools are the places where we can provide hope for our underserved students
Karen
01:06:04
What 2 books would you recommend to white educators to read now?
Ania Figueroa
01:06:08
Actions are so important! It’s great to have the protests, discussions, and being uncomfortable… But WE MUST take concrete actions at all levels
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:06:11
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SwopeB
01:06:28
I second this question “What 2 books would you recommend to white educators to read now?”
Elizabeth Mitcham
01:06:28
April pushes our team to have these conversations and not to shy away when we don’t know the answers!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:06:31
So true, Dr. Marzcak, the social contract needs to be remade and be inclusive.
-LeAnn Simmerman
01:06:36
Such a poignant point...being heard equates to worth and value.
Cindy Moss
01:06:45
It is past time to pray only. It is now time to reimagine schools and make it happen
Cindy Moss
01:07:07
@LeAnn you are so right!
Amanda Macon
01:07:11
It is critical that the SRO be in the conversations with staff when we talk about equity
Brian Whitson
01:07:31
I can say that our SRO works to build and create positive relationships with the community. He has humanized the relationship between our community and students.
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:07:32
@Amanda, excellent point!
Nicole Hilbelink
01:08:19
I have been reading White Like Me by Tim Wise … very eye-opening.
Brian Whitson
01:08:25
the power of relationships can change hearts and open minds for sure
Amanda Macon
01:08:27
@BrianWhitson humanizing is what we have to do with each situation! We have talked together about humanizing education and understand how we all interact
Joseph Dragone
01:08:33
April - over-policed and under-served is an important juxtaposition of terms. Some "majority" members of our society see the policing of minortiy communities as providing "services" when it is in fact oppressive and unjust. "Defunding" the police is an important concept - but too many people think that it just means firing cops. We need to come up with a more appropriate term - "reinvesting" police funds into "social services" is the idea behind defunding, but we need to make that clearer.
Mary Anne Guy
01:08:34
Dr. Shawn Johnson of Clarendon 2 in SC recommended “The Mis-Education of the Negro”. It was enlightening.
Brittany Saunders
01:08:43
Yes, our SROs can have a positive impact on our student relationships!
Cindy Moss
01:09:46
2 books I have read are “White fragility:WHy it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism by Robin Diangelo and Dying of Whiteness:How the politics of racial resentment is killing American’s heartland by Jonathan Metzl
Brian Whitson
01:10:42
It is hard work and emotionally invested but much needed
Mariel Gomez de la Torr
01:12:05
Check this book for helping our Hispanic kids too: shorturl.at/fprJY
Raegan Johnson
01:12:59
https://www.southerneducation.org/what-we-do/leadership-development/reln/
Cindy Moss
01:13:08
I believe most SROs do the best they know how and want to support students. School districts need to look for better ways to train and support them.
Raegan Johnson
01:13:10
More information on Racial Equity Leadership Network^^
Melvin J Brown
01:13:15
The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein and Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram Kendi are must reads to give context to the racist structures and how they were built
Shannon Shore
01:13:43
Raegan Thank you for posting the link with more information!
Brian Whitson
01:13:48
When we invest in building relationships, our students thrive
Jason Gardner
01:13:52
Marvin - Reading both books right now, couldn’t agree more!
Angela alford
01:13:59
Continuous process and conversation
lamannoaa
01:14:00
NASP has suggested Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice by Carla Shedd. We have to address issue that schools across the country have resegregated and this perpetuates many of the issues we are discussing.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:14:21
Good question!
Tina Mashburn
01:15:04
Voice and value is important for all
Cindy Moss
01:15:07
Relationships are key to making progress
Amanda Macon
01:15:49
Yes
Brian Whitson
01:16:04
As shared earlier, it is the discomfort that leads to growth and change
Sandra <3
01:16:18
@Cindy Moss, relationships are fundamental.
Megan Phelan Partner Success DE
01:16:22
As stated early, being uncomfortable is the only way we will grow
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:16:39
Thank you, Dr. Moody. The murder of Goerge Floyd is not a problem for the African American community…it’s a problem for the American community
Cindy Moss
01:16:47
Yes discomfort can lead us to substantial change. It is exhausting work but education leaders are the only ones who can lead this necessary change
Carol Moye
01:16:48
History of Race in America, Jefferey Robinson is a great resource; watch on YouTube.
Shamis Pitts
01:17:12
Yes. Active listening is a mindfulness practice that requires intention and attention and focus and commitment.
Cindy Moss
01:17:18
Just do your part is the best advice!
Bonnie Cazer
01:17:40
Great question about being a white person leading a school. I am a building leader in a rural school with very little diversity. How do I lead a mostly Caucasian staff in conversations regarding diversity and equity? Dr. Brown inspired me to make certain the print materials include diverse characters and images, so now our librarian intentionally purchases over 40% of materials which have diverse characters. I want our children in my district to see society as it really is, diverse.
Amanda Macon
01:17:44
You have to use your privilege to enact change
Mary Anne Guy
01:17:45
#JustDoYourPart
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:17:47
That’s something we can all be asking ourselves - what is my part?
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:17:49
We need people like you, Dr. Moody, to be our voice when we aren’t in that room
Elizabeth Mitcham
01:17:52
#SendMe
Cindy Moss
01:18:15
Thank you for being the voice Dr. Moody!
Dana Christenson
01:18:29
Just read DiAngelo's article "Nothing to Add: A Challenge to White Silence in Racial Discussions." It is crucial that we speak our minds to generate discussion and growth.
Brian Whitson
01:18:30
let’s remember that true accountability is based on how we hold each other to higher standards
Anna-Marie Booth
01:18:33
Public education can lead. 1. Teach respect for all 2. Teach equal justice for all 3. Teach contribute to the solution in your way. (As Dr Moody said) Do what You can do.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:18:54
It’s a great time to lead “unlearning” in our country!
Shamis Pitts
01:19:18
I am a black women who is in conversations with all of my white friends. I ask the question - What are you committed to? Small actions with intention that can be integrated into daily practices are important to move towards behavior change.
Brian Whitson
01:19:23
Yes - disruption often results in unlearning many things for sure.
Dave Hankin
01:19:24
As a teacher, I fully agree Anna-Marie!
Anna-Marie Booth
01:19:47
Thanks, Dave! In unity!
Brian Whitson
01:20:07
yes @shamis - Words are nice but Actions are Powerful and must occur
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:20:19
Learn, unlearn, re-learn , exactly what we need to do!
Angela alford
01:20:20
More African Americans need to be invited to the table.
Sandra <3
01:20:27
Up until now, when I speak up for POC, I get crossed arms, rolling eyes, and at times flushed cheeks. I speak my mind. I advocate for families. I risk my skin for equality.
Cindy Moss
01:21:00
80% of the teaching force is white
Angela alford
01:21:08
Yes!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:21:45
So true, Dr. Aquino. People of color can’t end racism on our own.
Kimberly Ortiz
01:21:59
We also need the teaching force to change color as well.
Caitlin McKee
01:22:00
Our school system holds Couragous Conversations (Glenn Singleton)—experiencing discomfort is one of the 4 agreements in our discussions about race as well as being honest and engaged. We also hold an equity summit yearly for staff PD. These discussions and trainings have really helped better understand what is going on and what can be done.
Sandra <3
01:22:09
Yes, I can't take off my color to be heard.
Ania Figueroa
01:22:12
Dr. Aquino Yes! The lonely soldier!
Cindy Moss
01:22:30
We are with you Jaime on this mission!
Dave Hankin
01:22:33
I'm all in!
Jennifer George
01:22:35
I have a hard time with this idea that White people in leadership need to be speaking for people of color. Instead, I think they should be giving up their seats for leaders of color to join the conversation themselves. Yes, as a White person, it is important that we are fighting, too. But I don't think I or any other White person, should be speaking fro people of color. We need to be giving them space and a seat at the table instead.
Theresa Rouse
01:22:42
Agreed! We have to all stand up and make a difference. If we can help our white colleagues understand that white privilege does not say that you haven't had a hard life. It is just that your life wasn't hard because of the color of your skin!
Erica Hoard
01:22:50
I feel blessed to be in a district that supports equity work. We just had a check in this morning. Very emotional.
Cindy Moss
01:23:24
You are racist unless you are in a school/district that is creating anti-racist policies
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:23:56
Anti-racist can not be the new buzzword! It must be about intentional action so the healing can begin.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:24:14
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”Desmond Tutu
Emily Puccio
01:24:16
I really want to get to the policies that impact kids at support the structure. Barriers of entry to programs, discipline, attendance, etc.
Joseph Dragone
01:24:22
You mean there are not "good people on both sides?" We need to change the political reality of this country!
Brian Whitson
01:24:24
WE have to be prepared to look in the mirror and look very deeply and see how we can the reflection
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:24:43
@Phil, we are dire need for my Latino and Black leaders at all levels.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:25:13
Dr. Brown, sometimes even people of color who ascend to levels of authority get comfortable.
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:25:33
We need more Black and Brown leaders in our society and more teachers of color
Brian Whitson
01:26:10
Love that - we need to be curious about outcomes
Erica Hoard
01:26:14
That’s real talk Keishla
Kimberly Ortiz
01:26:16
White people need to be intentional in how they think of, treat and act toward and around colored people in everything they do….everything
Cindy Moss
01:26:17
We do need more Black and Brown educators, so how do we recruit them?
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:26:25
Black educators often don’t feel supported and leave the profession.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:26:47
It’s beyond recruiting. It’s about retaining.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:26:49
We can’t just say, “this is what we’ve always done.”
Melvin J Brown
01:27:02
We need to attack cultural conditioning. We are conditioned by our systems to conclude that white is superior and Black is inferior which results in black bodies being undervalued and marginalized.
Cindy Moss
01:27:06
@Cassandra my black friends in science and math never considered educator because they could make so much more money doing other things.
Brian Whitson
01:27:07
I wonder if we change our schools to reduce inequities and promote non-racists policies, if that could help recruit more educators of color to join us
Amanda Macon
01:27:30
Historically (and often currently) are based in excuses and not focused on possible successes given support.
Cindy Moss
01:27:51
@ Brian I hope that is true. Hopefully future black educators will be draw to districts with anti-racists policies and structures
meghan_sears
01:27:53
What if all of us lifted up those who don't "look like me"? If we all advocate for people who could seem like "the other", would "us and them" (and sometimes disastrously "us vs. them") turn into "we" … all of us in unity working together serving each other?
Cindy Moss
01:28:34
@Meghan we do need to do that!
lamannoaa
01:28:36
I agree April! I think it is so important that the data is analyzed in subgroups to “dig deeper.”
Brian Whitson
01:28:40
me too @Cindy. We have to change our systems and structures within and make school a place where ALL students can be successful nd grow into their dreams (as my students at North Rowan High used to say)
Shamis Pitts
01:28:44
Belonging! Yes!
Kathy FitzJefferies
01:28:47
It is refreshing to hear a panel discussion on systemic racism where 1) there are white folk on the panel 2) initiating a courageous discussion about White Privilege and 3) Being honest about the discomfort of dealing with issues of race and 4) we need to take action
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:29:00
@cindy If that is their response this isn’t the profession for them. No one becomes a teacher to be rich. lol
Caitlin McKee
01:29:03
I second that—how do we attract and keep BIPOC to the education profession?
Anna-Marie Booth
01:29:04
April Kuhn - agree re significance of the impact of behavior and practices. Consider, how does the white male principal treat the African American teachers (if there are any). Treatment of staff and students has impact!
Candice Austin
01:29:23
If we want to recruit minorities into teaching, we must first ensure that their own educational experience was a positive one. Very few teachers today would say they became a teacher because of a bad school experience. Most would say they enjoyed school. They became a teacher because they were inspired by one/connected with one.
LeaAnne.Thomas@rss.k12.nc.us
01:29:29
We have to recognize our own biases and actively work against those. We will make mistakes but we have to think and change our behavior to make ourselves and our world better.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:29:49
I prefer to use the language of belonging versus inclusion. Including me is a courtesy but creating a space where I feel I belong will push me to meet my maximum potential.
Amanda Macon
01:29:56
Agreed @LeaAnne. We have to dig into our implicit bias
Cindy Moss
01:30:04
@Cassandra yes!
meghan_sears
01:30:20
Good idea @Cassandra
Brian Whitson
01:30:21
that is really insightful @cassandra - the language of belonging really changes the intent for sure.
Mary Anne Guy
01:31:19
Everyone wants to feel they belong. This is important.
Brian Whitson
01:31:36
Belonging leads to humanization
Elizabeth Mitcham
01:31:37
No more “normal”
Emily Puccio
01:31:39
I admittedly feel frustration when I hear about the golden rule because it doesn't acknowledge implicit bias, microagressions and generally feels like oversimplifying.
Amanda Macon
01:31:46
We should not go back to normal! Agreed @April
Mary Anne Guy
01:31:48
A better normal! Love it!
Kenrick Ramdath
01:31:51
Thanks again for this insightful presentation.
Christina Rutledge
01:31:55
It we change from the white middle class expectation for behavior and such how to we create a behavior expectation that bring all cultural expectations into this definition.
Theresa Rouse
01:32:05
Normal is a setting on the clothes dryer. Let's find another word and make it better!
Jordan Baker
01:32:08
Yes, great opportunity for ALL students
Doretha Allen
01:32:11
@Cassanda R. Agreed! It's not to have a seat at the table but have your voice heard at the table.
Brian Whitson
01:32:14
LOl @Theresa
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:32:17
Our scholars don’t want us to just look at them. They want us to see them. PLEASE see them when they return! See their pain and help them him.
Nicole Hilbelink
01:32:20
One thing I read somewhere is you should treat people the way they want to be treated - a variation on the Golden Rule.
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:32:22
@Theresa love it!
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:32:22
*heal not him
Caitlin McKee
01:32:23
Cassandra, yes, excellent point about language. Thinking about it, belonging makes one feel as though they have a place. Inclusion can imply more of a level of tolerance, but not as a full member or a part of a community.
Scott Lykins
01:32:26
100% agree
Elizabeth Mitcham
01:32:32
Dr. Moody asked us as leaders in her district to hold each other accountable for our language and out actions around this! Such a great start!
Ania Figueroa
01:32:40
YES! First months should be SEL/Relationships!!!!
Amanda Macon
01:32:43
We have to acknowledge the adults in the building too
Theresa Rouse
01:32:44
Relationships and social-emotional learning - then academics!
Jason Gardner
01:32:46
First 10 days about relationships! We discussed this in an instructional team meeting yesterday as well!
Jordan Baker
01:32:52
Yes! Build those relationships and sense of belonging.
3 BOE Kirsten Coombs
01:32:54
our district is collaborating with our teachers on a book club - right now we're reading Stamped.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:32:56
PD on historical trauma for faculty is needed!
Raquel Oden
01:32:57
Mental Health is huge right now!
Shamis Pitts
01:32:57
YES! @relationship building. We cannot navigate the works without relationships. How we relate are at the basis of interaction and communication.
Kathy FitzJefferies
01:32:58
@Emily- I agree- we need to do introspective work to better understand our implicit biases and our white privilege
Brian Whitson
01:33:00
that accountability is key - we have to hold each other accountable and that is the truest form of accountability
Kimberly Ortiz
01:33:02
Here is a good website to look at:https://blacklivesmatteratschool.com/2020/02/13/a-response-to-the-boston-police-union-attack-on-black-lives-matter-at-school-this-is-a-movement-for-equity-inclusion-and-the-uplifting-of-black-students/
Dave Hankin
01:33:02
It's important to treat people better than how you want to be treated.
alma
01:33:04
Building relationships is a great way to identify a better normal for all children.
Anna-Marie Booth
01:33:04
Are you starting with distance learning of in-person?
LeaAnne.Thomas@rss.k12.nc.us
01:33:06
We have got to recognize that our culture and our beliefs are not going to match everyone else’s. We have got to listen to understand; not just listen.
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:33:07
Relationships first for sure!!!!
Bonnie Cazer
01:33:12
consider talking about the Platinum Rule-treat people like they want to be treated, not like I want to be treated. Turns toward reflection and thinking of others over self.
Ania Figueroa
01:33:14
So many families with massive trauma!!
witherkw
01:33:16
Dig into relationships first!
Shamis Pitts
01:33:20
SEL
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:33:21
How do you train teachers to implement proper SEL practices in the classroom?
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:33:29
Family Engagement!!!!!
Sandra <3
01:33:35
Maslow's hierarchy of needs.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:33:38
Acces MUST include the family too!
Matt Harriger
01:33:44
The first weeks of school should always be about relationships, but next year that will be more important than ever.
Shamis Pitts
01:33:49
Yes @Sandra
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:33:51
I’ve seen some well-intentioned activities in classrooms, but teachers put students in more vulnerable situations?
Jason Gardner
01:34:12
How do we open back up as an anti-racist organization? Wow - so powerful! Great call-out and challenge to us all
Emily Puccio
01:34:21
that's it - how do we reopen as an anti-racist organization. boom. whoa.
-LeAnn Simmerman
01:34:27
So true....relationships above all else. We need worth and value for all students...and all staff members as well
Sandra <3
01:34:41
That's my eye opener for the day. I will take that away because many of our staff have left to work in prisons. They have stated that the only difference is the age.
Kathy FitzJefferies
01:34:59
@Keishla- implement proper SEL practices begins with addressing Adult SEL because teachers can not give what they don’t have
Anna-Marie Booth
01:35:18
Appreciate Dr. Moody’s approach - Golden Rule, Listen with respect
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:35:19
I hear you. .@Kathy FitzJeffries
Stephanie Workman
01:35:25
@Keishla, that's critical. Evaluating the way we build relationships with students, the way we engage with them, how we improve SEL practices so those are also impactful and fair
Mariel Gomez de la Torr
01:35:30
I appreciate it Dr. Moody.
Brian Whitson
01:35:36
Love that April = “STAY CURIOUS”
Mariel Gomez de la Torr
01:35:36
Wise words!
Caitlin McKee
01:35:38
How do you focus on building relationships with students due to the closure as well as making up for lost instruction of the previous grade’s 4th quarter and meeting current grade’s expectations?
Tina Mashburn
01:35:46
Well stated April
Kimberly Ortiz
01:35:52
Yes, purposefully redesign with the intention to include and uplift the colored students
Anna-Marie Booth
01:35:54
April Kuhn appreciate focus on design something stronger and better!
Angela alford
01:35:57
Yes April. Exciting
Shamis Pitts
01:36:01
YES! Curiosity underscores learning!
Cindy Moss
01:36:05
Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you. care
Cindy Moss
01:36:21
Leaders can be comfortable or courageous. You cannot be both.
Dave Hankin
01:36:24
The relationships need to be forming before real learning takes place.
Anna-Marie Booth
01:36:35
Dr. Marzcak: Appreciate focus on exhibiting courage
Melvin J Brown
01:36:37
Get comfortable being uncomfortable
Raquel Oden
01:36:37
Change is uncomfortable, and that is ok
Angela alford
01:36:39
Thank you Dr. Moody for your transparency
alma
01:36:39
We have to be courageous!
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
01:36:40
Very powerful conversation!! Thank you all for your leadership and inspiration!!
robert corbin
01:36:41
We must accept that what counts as knowledge is broader than we know! Courage matters! Yes!
meghan_sears
01:36:42
I do think that mentioning the Golden Rule can be a general or generic way to push away hard discussions. But I also think that if we really think about what we want, we realize we want people to listen to us; we want people to see us and love us for who we are, even if it is difficult to do so; we want to truly belong. Those, and others, are ideas that are deep, at the core of who we are. Those things require commitment to each other and to truly making things better for each other. The Golden Rule means I have to do unto others what is right … even though I have no guarantee that they will treat me well. I think that takes courage, too.
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
01:36:43
#BeCourageous
Emily Puccio
01:36:44
<3
Anna-Marie Booth
01:36:46
Dr. Brown: Love you too!
Jan
01:36:46
THANK YOU
John Scudder
01:36:46
Great discussion, everyone on the panel. I learned a lot. Thanks for doing this.
Sandra <3
01:37:00
Thank you so much!
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:37:00
This has been great!
Kathy FitzJefferies
01:37:05
Good discussion
astrassner@discoveryed.com
01:37:07
Amazing group of educators!!! Thank you!
Cindy Moss
01:37:20
Thanks everyone for your honesty in sharing!
Caitlin McKee
01:37:25
Thank you!
robert corbin
01:37:30
You made me warm and hopeful colleagues. Brilliant! Lighting a candle instead of cursing the darkness!
Brittany Saunders
01:37:31
This has been a great discussion! Thank you!
MLewis
01:37:33
Great discussion! I am appreciative of this time and the learning.
alma
01:37:34
Excellent panel! Let your voices be heard.
davidschoales
01:37:34
How do you find these people who can create magic week after week? Thank you.
Karen
01:37:36
Thank you all - This has been so helpful. Take Care - Stay Healthy!
Brian Whitson
01:37:39
What advice does the panelist have for educators are not interested in becoming discomforted to make the changes needed?
alma
01:37:47
Thanks to all!
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:37:48
Access and service by intentional action is the EMPOWER vision! I stand behind that! Nice to connect with everyone today. Be safe out there!
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:37:48
This event will be archived. Link will be included on the Discovery Education Equity Talks home page as well as in your thank you email.https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/equity-talks/
Dave Hankin
01:37:53
Thank you from Globe, Arizona!
Arthur Zairi
01:37:55
Thank you to everyone on the panel.
Kimberly Martin
01:37:57
Thank you for the great discussion. I am hopeful that a change will come!
Ania Figueroa
01:37:58
Thank you! I needed this convo today! <3
Ashley Edwards
01:38:00
Thank you all for your amazing insight and leadership!
Cary Burke
01:38:00
Thank you!
Anna-Marie Booth
01:38:02
Appreciation to Dr. Aquino and Alissa Enders
Julie Hamilton
01:38:04
Thank you!
Johnna Porcher
01:38:06
I always look forward to Dr. Luvelle's "I love ya'll" at the end. Always great dialogue. Thanks to all panelists!
B Mendez
01:38:07
Thank you for always having such great discussions!
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:38:13
This event will be archived. Link will be included on the Discovery Education Equity Talks home page as well as in your thank you email.https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/equity-talks/
robert corbin
01:38:49
Silence is the voice of complicity.
Sonya Hunte
01:39:00
Great discussion!
Dave Hankin
01:39:00
We knew what you were saying... As a white teacher, we also need to speak up where there is injustice.
Theresa Rouse
01:39:02
Amen!
Brian Whitson
01:39:16
Thank you to each panelist for sharing so openly.
-LeAnn Simmerman
01:39:20
@robert so ture
Stacey Ridgeway, Discovery Education
01:39:22
Register for next week’s session at bit.ly/EquityTalks
Wanda Parrish
01:39:27
Thank you for this inspirational event!
Catie Olsen
01:39:28
Thank you so much for this session!
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:39:30
This has stirred up so much emotion in me today.
MooreMT
01:39:33
Thank you all for doing this panel discussion!!!!
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
01:39:40
https://den.discoveryeducation.com/events
April Kuhn, Rowan-Salisbury Schools, NC
01:39:48
Thank you Discovery Ed for hosting these weekly sessions!
Arthur Zairi
01:39:55
please repeat that website
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:40:13
https://den.discoveryeducation.com/events
Kathy FitzJefferies
01:40:14
I appreciated your saying we white folk MUST speak out…our silence perpetuates systemic racism/racial inequities.
Cassandra R. Farley Martin
01:40:18
Be present in this. The revolution is being televised and we love to see it! It’s beyond time for change.
Dr. Chris Marzcak, Maury County, TN
01:40:23
Thank you to everyone who took the time to be a part of this courageous conversation!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:40:32
#Televised @Cassandra!
Jennifer Cooper
01:40:34
Thank you!
Kathy FitzJefferies
01:40:35
Thank you!
Johnna Porcher
01:40:35
If you're not uncomfortable, you're not growing! Let's all get uncomfortable!
Megan Phelan Partner Success DE
01:40:39
Thank you!