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December 2021

December 2021

Speak Up

Speak Up

It takes courage to speak up. Many social movements of the last several years (like #MeToo or #BlackLivesMatter or #StopAsianHate) have required [...]

Civil Discourse as Kinship

One of the greatest blessings of living in the Western world is freedom of speech. While we often experience tension and disagreement [...]

Encouraging Conversations about Race and Culture

Recently I was asked to lead a workshop on differentiated instruction. Although this topic was not new to me, I decided to [...]

I Hear You: Poetry as a Tool for Emotional Literacy and Empathy Education

As I hid under the table, clutching the chrome legs of my second-grade desk, I could hear my teacher reading to my [...]

Highlighting Global Issues through Spoken Commentaries

“If you don’t speak it, you don’t know it. If you don’t write it, you don’t own it.” These were words of [...]

Are You an Indiginest?

Northumberland Christian School (NCS) in Cobourg, Ontario, is uniquely positioned in proximity to the community of Alderville First Nation. For over twenty [...]