The Confianza Way

Anti-Bias Education

  • Leading For Change In Schools To Benefit English Learners: Educate, Listen, and Reflect

    By: Sarah Said Lately I have been really thinking about my leadership style.  Reflecting on past triumphs and mistakes, I have had to ask myself, “What can I do about how I implement change to really get staff to embrace better programming and practices for English Learners?” Remember, it’s not j... View Post
  • Navigating An ELL Label, A Sped. Label, or Both

    by Jennifer Schultz "We worry about what a child will be tomorrow but we forget that he is someone today." — Karl Meninger As an English Learner Specialist, I’ve found that analyzing a child’s rate of success has always been a tricky area for me to navigate.  It is easy to resort to comparisons, ... View Post
  • Developing Empathy for your English Language Learners

    by Kerry Shelke Empathy….some of use have a lot, some of us have a little, but all of us experience it at some point in life. As educators we often get caught up in the day-to-day tasks at hand and depending on our demographic, subject(s) taught and age levels, empathy sometimes goes by the waysi... View Post