Globally Connected Educators

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Globally connected educators use experiences outside of the classroom to inspire curiosity in the classroom. The movement for global education starts with you sharing your experiences and point of views. Next time you travel, take a journal, write down your memories, and document them via photographs. Globally Connected Educators: Travel, Explore, Connect Can an educator really go on vacation … Read More

Create CHANGE in the Education System

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Educators have a responsibility to teach anti-racist perspectives. Create change in the education system by seeing skin color. Give a voice to individuals from diverse backgrounds in the field of education. All educational spaces and systems need to move towards change and learn and adapt to bring about systemic changes. As a lifelong learner, as a BROWN educator, it … Read More

What’s Your Superpower? Mine Is Teaching!

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: In 2020, educators had on their “superhero” outfits to bring about an educational revolution. Superpower traits that were discovered last year involve striking a balance, creating empowering lessons with student input, discovering your network, digital learning platforms, technology, learning what you don’t know, connecting, being yourself, gathering feedback, and embracing change. As 2021 starts, a new year with new … Read More