National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 in the United States of America and was established as a time to recognize the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the USA. Here is a great article that lays out key facts about US Latinos.
Pew Research Center September 10, 2020
Most of us are working online for at least part (if not all) of our day. Few industries have been impacted as much as ours—from rural schoolhouses, to densely populated districts of cities, to college campuses across the country. Here are a couple of articles that speak to where we are now, what we’ve learned so far.
Now, more than ever, educators need to be supporting students where they are, recognizing the areas in which they already have a growth mindset, and continuing to nurture and expand their growth mindset. This means that we must have a growth mindset towards our students’ abilities and drop stereotypes at the door. Check out this article that challenges us to believe and act on the belief that everyone has enormous potential to learn and contribute to the classroom and society.