Lightning round review: Horror manga, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, queer poets of color, and more!

Hi, it’s been a while. I have been battling the black hole of endless teacher preparation and inching towards my goal of working fifty hours a week. Here are some standout books from my last three months of reading:   Junji Ito’s Gyo, Shiver, and Dissolving Classroom – My students and I love Junji Ito.…

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Review: Courageous Conversations About Race

In Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools, Glenn E. Singleton presents and unpacks a foundational framework for discussing race within the context of education. Base Theory Singleton offers a protocol for engaging in what he terms “courageous conversations.” He argues that in order to achieve healing and equity in…

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