Six Things Educators Must Know About Neurodivergent People

Here are six things we think every educator must know about neurodivergentNeurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a mind that functions in ways which diverge significantly from the dominant societalContinue reading “Six Things Educators Must Know About Neurodivergent People”

Driven to Meltdown, Castigated for Melting

I feel the weight of this quote from Pete Wharmby’s new book, “What I Want to Talk About How Autistic Special Interests Shape a Life“. The tendency to force aContinue reading “Driven to Meltdown, Castigated for Melting”

Wendell & Wild: An Indictment of the School-to-Prison Pipeline with a Banging Black Punk Soundtrack

“Wendell & Wild” has a Black punkEverything that was normally supposed to be hidden was brought to the front.Punk subculture – Wikipedia The First Rule of Punk: Be Yourself OurContinue reading “Wendell & Wild: An Indictment of the School-to-Prison Pipeline with a Banging Black Punk Soundtrack”

The Sensory Hell of the Lunchroom

Needless to say, the dining hall, as well as being busy, crowded and a source of multiple odours, was also very noisy, as trays were picked up and clattered backContinue reading “The Sensory Hell of the Lunchroom”

100 Seconds to Midnight: The Need for a Human-Centered Education

Our friends at Human Restoration Project released a very important documentary called “100 Seconds to Midnight: The Need for a Human-Centered Education“. In January 2020 – in what now seemsContinue reading “100 Seconds to Midnight: The Need for a Human-Centered Education”