I've been thinking a lot lately about teacher empowerment. Various readings and current situations have made me reflect on how terribly important it is for us teachers to 1) feel emotionally invested in the work we do, 2) remain simultaneously open to new ideas and yet confident about our own effectiveness, and 3) be willing to share our beliefs about what works with those who might be seen as more powerful.
Too often, it seems, we lack the courage to speak up about what we believe to be right.
Below is a project I worked on this summer with this in mind. Perhaps it might be helpful for some of you who want your voices to be heard...
(I apologize for the jarring ending - Powtoons automatically adds that unless you pay a fee to join ;-)