“A”is for Addiction

The only real solution to our collective condition lies in addressing the issue of addiction, and the only way to excavate addiction’s roots is to understand their origins, expose them and realize what addiction can never, will never offer.

No Such Thing as Time

For the past 20+ years I’ve been an avid student of three books. For the past seven years I’ve also been a prison facilitator of the teachings of those same three books.

3 Critical Questions Changemaker Learning Outcomes Can Help Us Answer

3 Critical Questions Changemaker Learning Outcomes Can Help Us Answer

At Ashoka U we wrestle with this question all the time and see supporting that line of questioning as a key part of what we do. To that end, we believe it is important to help educators identify and develop learning outcomes for social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and changemaker education.

Learning outcomes shape what students will learn. And what the next generation learns will in many ways shape their ability to tackle our most pressing global problems.

Talking About Race And Ethnicity In The Classroom

Talking About Race And Ethnicity In The Classroom

Every culture perceives skin tone differently. Based on the history of the United States, such themes can seem taboo for an educator. Yet misconceptions and misinformation can quickly become the norm if educators do not address differences within a classroom. In my opinion, teachers can be proactive in the process of talking about race and ethnicity in the classroom. I would like to offer the following advice from my experience as a classroom teacher.