Kids don’t necessarily have the language to talk about what it feels like to have a teacher not understand you and your culture. And you have teachers who are not confident in their own ability to manage a classroom, and who have not done their own work around figuring out what it means to be white and a person of privilege working in a school that serves predominantly low-income kids of color in Brooklyn.
Sharhonda Bossier

Hat-tip to Citizen Stewart at Citizen Ed →

I see a lot about respecting culture in the classroom, but Sharhonda Bossier breaks it down.