We take the data-collection piece of our work as a true and valid thing. It is not. We are serving a monster – the data collection business that makes millions of dollars off of us and our kids each year. It is sucking our souls, vampire-like, and we are letting it. COVID is here as an agent of change.
Each and every teacher reading this must absolutely understand and keep in the forefront of their minds the following:
When teaching this coming week, if any teachers on this PLC perceive themselves in even the slightest way as failing at this work, they need to know for a fact that they are not failing at all. They are valiant and courageous innovators, whose belief in what is possible has driven them to take risks. COVID is here as an agent of change, to help us.