Edit: the title of this post was changed from "why i left #Educolor" to just #educolor because we're all brothers and sisters and we're all growing and learning together. It's all love. I am writing this post in solidarity with my friend Melinda D. Anderson, who announced her resignation from Educolor this week. I am … Continue reading #EduColor
My interview with Doug Peterson. On HigherEd, #EduColor & more!
Doug: Thanks for agreeing to do this interview, Rusul. You’re another person that I’ve never met in person so I’ll skip my normal first question. We met on Twitter, right?
Rusul: Indeed we did. You started following me through a list of Ontario Educators.
Doug: OK, confession time here. I love your writing but I suspect that I miss a great deal of it since you publish in many places other than your blog. Where can we find the complete works of Rusul?
Rusul: My own website: www.rusulalrubail.com Actually, I will be launching a new website soon, hopefully with the same address, and I am really looking forward to it! I try to cross post everything on my personal website, but often forget or don’t have the time. I also write on Medium.com, Edutopia, Teaching Tolerance, PBSNewshour, and Education Week.
Doug: One of my favourite posts appeared over the summer…
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https://twitter.com/RusulAlrubail/status/581474270691270656 On Friday March 27 I was part of HipHopSTEM: a HipHop Education STEMposium. The day was composed of workshops for the students and teachers, a keynote by Dr. Chris Emdin, and a motivational/talent HipHop show. I co-facilitated a workshop with Mustefa Jo'shen. https://twitter.com/mustefaJ/status/581449783270895617 Our workshop's purpose was to empower students through their favourite music. … Continue reading Moments learned from #HipHopSTEM
I struggle to write about this topic, as a result it'll be through these words that I share some thoughts on the silencing of minority, people of colour, the silencing of "the other" in Education. “The oppressors do not favour promoting the community as a whole, but rather selected leaders.” Paulo Freire ~ Pedagogy of … Continue reading Through these words…