Reservoir

Book 2 – Stamped From the Beginning

By conNECKted TOO / August 6, 2020

A narrative on the history of racist ideas in America. The discussion will take place in September via ZOOM. (email TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com for link access and/or call-in information to join the discussion)  It is recommend that you get a notebook to help reflect on questions as you read.

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Book 1 – Meeting 3 – Agenda (August 25)

By conNECKted TOO / August 6, 2020

August 25th 4:00 pm-5:00pm  Book: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond Book Study Norms: Be respectful of each other, and welcome varying opinions. If you disagree, do so respectfully. Listen with an open mind–and no cross talking. Allow speaker to finish their point. Be mindful of time.  Facilitators will keep track of time and […]

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Book 1 – Meeting 2 – Synthesis

By conNECKted TOO / August 6, 2020

From your experience, what role does listening play in building trust and rapport with students?  And How does understanding the “neuroscience of trust” (pp. 44-46) help you in building that first stage of a learning partnership?   Students want to feel heard and seen We think of ourselves as the ones “in control” – giving […]

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Family Art Lessons — Some Thoughts about Why

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / August 6, 2020

Because the summer I learned to make books I could not imagine anything else. Because, as Paulus Berensohn says, when you open the cover of your journal, you are in soul’s kitchen. Because envisioning is a powerful tool, and journal practice is a visioning tool. Because what if the very act of envisioning the world […]

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Partners for Change

By conNECKted TOO / July 13, 2020

conNECKtedTOO —> TINYisPOWERFUL.com is a Partner for Change with Alternate ROOTS and The Surdna Foundation   NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – America without racism, can you imagine? Partners for Change launches with ROOTS’ first 3-year initiative and a strategic commitment to ending racism and other oppressions through catalytic investments in the US South. conNECKtedTOO —>TINYisPOWERFUL.com is […]

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PODCAST – I Like My Tea Sweet Episode 4

By conNECKted TOO / July 10, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Episode 4 – Activism and Police Enforcement / 3 Minute Snip-it   Activism and Police Enforcement 3-minute snippet What advice would you give relatives, friends or even yourself about being part of a movement for social change? Welcome to this conversation about activism and the presence of law enforcement. Since you’re […]

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TINY Systems with Fresh Future Farm – COMING SOON

By conNECKted TOO / July 10, 2020

Join Fresh Future Farm and conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL for a conversation about food access, food apartheid, and local systems. This event is Free and Open to the Public. email TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com to register for the new date (coming soon) ### Consider signing this petition to Support Land Justice for Fresh Future Farm by clicking here: https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/land-justice-for-fresh-future-farm 

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Book 1 – Meeting 1 – Synthesis

By conNECKted TOO / July 6, 2020

Meeting date: Tuesday June 30, 2020   WHY YOU, WHY NOW   Evolution  Learn  Grow  Timely School, community, society and beyond Anti-racist Creating independent learners Band-aid solutions versus getting to the root   Accountability for reading and recognizing (implicit) bias ***  Self-reflection  Understanding what you think/create can impact others  Believe in students’ abilities    Working […]

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Future Book Recommendations

By conNECKted TOO / July 6, 2020

This list is constantly being imagined and extended. Please send additional recommendations to TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com

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PODCAST – I Like My Tea Sweet reflecting on July 4

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Reflections on Independence In this episode Victoria Moore of conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL reflects the Fourth of July, drawing on stories, histories and personal discoveries. — Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech here: www.npr.org/2020/07/03/88483259…urth-of-july-speech – – – Meet the Creators – – – “I Like My Tea Sweet” is a […]

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