Give Me Something Good To Read!

Dear readers, you must forgive me. Some of these picks are Columbused.*

*Columbusing: (v) When white people claim to discover something that has been there the entire time. See also: dreadlocks, yoga,  twerking, Miley Cyrus. 

So even though I didn’t discover them, they’re still good. Need suggestions for the month of April? Read on!

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Teachable Moments: April 6

For reasons I cannot fathom at present, I once told a job interviewer that I could “make the students into baby feminists.” Needless to say, I was not hired.

But today I got to witness a baby feminist in my midst reading the text I came to love last year. Today, like the best of days, I felt like the Grinch.


Before I can talk about what I’m doing as a teacher, I need to fill you in on what I went through as a student.

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