Posts tagged #teachertribe
My Heart Aches for Grand Bahamians

Three weeks ago Hurricane Dorian stalled for 30 hours with winds reaching 200 mph over Grand Bahama resulting in catastrophic destruction to an island already ravaged by Irma in 2017, and Matthew in 2016. Grand Bahama has a special place in my heart because last year, I was an Assistant Professor at the University of The Bahamas (UB) teaching education courses and supervising student teachers. It was fun, interesting, a great learning experience, and an exciting new cultural adventure. And I loved my students!

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Tragically, we are once again engulfed in the School Safety debate.  And rightfully so.

The President tweeted yesterday, Thursday the 21st, concealed guns to gun adept teachers with military or special training experience. A “gun free” school is a magnet for bad people.”  And for some people, “a good guy with a gun, stops a bad guy with a gun.”  But that didn’t work in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida when a seasoned armed guard in uniform “didn’t go in”.

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