Acknowledgment Matters

I had the privilege of sitting down for a live discussion with one of my all-time favourite educators, Laurie McIntosh, to discuss the recently proposed K-6 Alberta Curriculum. Can I just say - I never get nervous - but, I was fucking nervous. It's so much easier to not talk about the hard things. Emotions are so high and sometimes…

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In Celebration Of A “Pandy – Anni”!

It’s been a YEAR. Can you believe it!? March 15th, 2020 (in Canada) marked a year since schools closed and we entered our first lockdown. A “Pandy-Anni” if you will. A whole 365 days of navigating change, living in isolation, coping with big emotions, managing fear, and deciding if you can get one more wear out of the sweatpants you’ve…

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Black History 365

As February comes to an end, and Black History Month along with it, I am cognizant, today more than ever, that the work to dismantle systemic racism and oppression does not end with a month. The year that was 2020 exposed massive racial inequities that are the root cause of many societal issues on this planet. Although enslavement may feel…

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