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Black Learners Matter: Our Collective Responsibility. - Shared screen with speaker view
Yvonne Alston
21:50
Yvonne Alston on from Connecticut. Hi Don!
Brad Johnston
22:26
Hi everyone! Really looking forward to this!
Toki Toguri
22:30
Bonjour from Montreal, Quebec Canada
Nataya Deans
22:47
Hello Everyone, Nataya from the U.K.
Sophia Lovasz
23:12
Greetings from Tempe, AZ at Follett Higher Ed
Oneisha Freeman
24:05
Hello Everyone, Oneisha Freeman with Inspiredu (Atlant, Ga USA) - iuatl.org
Brad Johnston
24:14
Hi from Portland, Oregon. #csforall #tanoshi
Beatrice Warner
24:45
Greetings from NYC, specializing in behavioral services for children and adults with autism
tim Weedon
25:34
Hello Everyone from Tech Turn Up (Youth in Tech) DMV - Washington DC
Nic DiPalma
25:54
Hello from Alexandria, VA. I’m the founder of SpacetimeLabs.co, the Science + Design agency (science communication, EdTech, and the future of Work UX).
Isabella Hinds
26:02
Greetings from North Carolina - Cape Fear Region.
Kurt Gerdenich
26:15
Greetings from Vista Higher Learning -- Boston MA
Doric Earle
26:24
Hello Family! Ernanda White Founder CXO Black Girls Drone, Dallas Texas! let's connect- doin it for the culture collective! www.linkedin.com/ernanda-white
Doric Earle
26:53
Like us on Facebook Black Girls Drone
Dawn Christian
27:30
Hello! Dawn Christian Belonging, Inclusion & Diversity www.
Dawn Christian
27:40
www.belongbydawnchristian.com
Asmara Mazur
28:04
Greetings from San Francisco, CA. Asmara Mazur here - Learning and Development specialist in tech and hospitality (travel specialist) but currently looking for work due to COVID19 layoffs. Really excited to be here!
Judeline Nicholas
28:13
Judeline - working with org to enrich opps to develop their people (facilitate programmes / coach) 'Accentuating the Positive, Releasing the Potential!'....love to keep in contact - https://www.linkedin.com/in/judeline-nicholas-she-her-hers-1013394
Christopher Bryan
29:45
Hello everyone! Christopher Bryan, Philadelphia, Pa, board member & treasurer for www.Project440.org
Ronetta Wards
30:56
Great Day Everyone! Ronetta Wards here- the asset-based data storyteller advocating for racially minoritized student populations!
Dr. Trina Coleman
33:01
Hello, STEM Skills online platform https://get.stemskills.online and HBCU Nation Beyond the Classroom
Mike Norris
34:08
Hi I’m Mike with ConnectYard, a key sponsor for Black Learners Matter. We focus on enhancing student engagement and providing equal access to education! Thanks for joining us today. Take care and stay safe!
Judeline Nicholas
35:37
Thanks for the welcome @Mike!
Forest Richter
38:06
First Exit! That’s Awesome. Congratulations!
Joyce Whitby
38:51
That is great news… Congratulations on the First Exit!! Inspiring!
Joyce Whitby
40:04
Alvin you never cease to amaze me… thanks for feeding our brothers and sisters in need during hard times.
Matthew Cohen
41:21
My mom is a teacher and I married a teacher
Doric Earle
44:26
Wow! I am amongst family! My Mother was a Teacher, My Aunt, My Grandmother taught high school English, My Grandfather taught English and History and was the first Black Headmaster in a white school in Concordia Parish. Amazing!
Joyce Whitby
47:12
I love that Lisa Love’s mother made up rhymes and jingles. One of my clients Has an amazing software to teach students math using rap music and actually all sorts of music. It is called Muzology (www.muzology.com)
Natasha Kostek
49:30
Hi attendees! I just wanted to let you know that you will be receiving a video recording after this event.
ConnectYard
53:33
Follow our twitter account to keep the discussion going https://twitter.com/BlackLearners
Joyce Whitby
54:31
That’s great to hear Natasha, I have invited a whole bunch of folks and just in case some didn’t make it, I can followup with them and share it back out...
Natasha Kostek
01:01:50
Joyce: Great!
Natasha Kostek
01:03:35
The website is: https://www.blacklearnersmatter.com/
Natasha Kostek
01:03:59
You can also follow their account on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/BlackLearners/
Natasha Kostek
01:04:10
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackLearnersMatter
Brad Johnston
01:04:17
@Joyce, thanks for sharing www.muzology.com. We at Tanoshi would love to connect with them. hello@tanoshiinc.com
Natasha Kostek
01:04:31
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12423661/
Luthando Madondo
01:04:33
Hi Natasha. It will be great to receive a video recording of this event.
Natasha Kostek
01:04:56
And, again, on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlackLearners
Oneisha Freeman
01:05:44
I’ve heard people say that before. A middle school principal told me one time “We don’t need your program we need you to teach parenting classes”
Joyce Whitby
01:06:47
@Brad - terrific I’ll reach out and do a virtual intro..
Natasha Kostek
01:08:09
Thanks for joining, @Anna!
Brad Johnston
01:10:12
Thanks @ Joyce!
Dina Hiramanek
01:10:41
I wanted to say ….
Dina Hiramanek
01:12:20
that meeting kids where they currently stand in the academic environment is crucial to improving the education of each child. Personalized learning is key to improving the gap across POC & Black learners.
Don Doane
01:12:31
Please post any questions you have in the Q&A panel :-)
Stacie Whisonant
01:12:47
Hello, I am Richard Adams CEO and Co-founder of PYT Funds. The PYT Microloan Program offers small fair loans of up to $350 dollars for students with a small financial need related to education - whether it be for textbooks, technology, rent, late student aid, or COVID-19 related need, PYT is offering short term loans, and the option to pay a one time fee for lending. More information here: https://www.gopyt.com/microloan
Dina Hiramanek
01:13:46
@stacie Whisonant thank you for sharing! May I post on my Linkedin platform?
ConnectYard
01:14:58
The website is: https://www.blacklearnersmatter.com/
You can also follow their account on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/BlackLearners/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackLearnersMatter
ConnectYard
01:16:05
That’s amazing
Dr. Trina Coleman
01:16:37
unfortunately that is a pattern in America
Jessica Williams
01:17:47
Such a great ad important point.
Oneisha Freeman
01:18:10
Agreed! Personalized solutions are important.
Natasha Kostek
01:18:47
Agreed. I think this also contributes to the over-representation of Black and Brown students in special education.
Doric Earle
01:19:38
yes so true! I am a grassroots bootstrapping organization.. networking helps!
Natasha Kostek
01:19:42
(And by "this" I mean standardized tests that are generalized.)
Stacie Whisonant
01:22:40
Doric is 100% correct, all black start-up founder will face fail if they can not bootstrap and network. I think if that is one piece of advice I can give to younger start up is that you will have to create your own funding. You will need to learn how to survive with a low operating income and you MUST turn 15 cents into 2 dollars.
Doric Earle
01:24:03
Companies need to redefine technology reach.. networking and Mapping needs to be stronger in underserved communities.
Doric Earle
01:25:08
Great Discussion Group - 1st time attending from Dallas Texas. Beacon Hill Preparatory Institution. www.beaconhillprep.org. Providing Individualized, self pace InSchool, After School and Summer Math & Literacy Program to students in Dallas ISD, Charter Schools and community centers through out the southern Sector.
Joyce Whitby
01:25:09
There is a need for all curriculum content to be reviewed to seek out and identify racist bias in what we teach students. As a ‘for instance’…think back to what we were taught about ‘slave trade’ in history class. If you were like me you learned a sanitized white person’s version… and it included mention of a ‘slave trade triangle’ where part of this ‘triangle of trade’ was picking up slaves in Africa. But that is not what happened. They picked up people in Africa, kidnapped them, stole them from their family, beat them and raped them, and created slaves along the route. Much much different. If you google it right now, you’ll still find the ‘sanitized’ version. This is just one tiny example… so content needs to be scrubbed…
Doric Earle
01:25:16
These companies should look at offline solutions.
Doric Earle
01:25:52
exactly 😊
Doric Earle
01:26:04
Look forward to future conversation. Have to attend another call. Charnella Derry cderry@beaconhillprep.org
Dawn Christian
01:26:40
We
Joyce Whitby
01:26:47
Right on… history books need to be re-written… !!
Dawn Christian
01:27:03
Write the truth!
Dr. Trina Coleman
01:27:07
Help new homeschoolers become qualified
Natasha Kostek
01:27:22
Hi Laura! Yes, you will have access to the recording.
Oneisha Freeman
01:27:27
Yes! Yes!
Dawn Christian
01:27:37
Yes re: home schoolere
Dawn Christian
01:27:46
schoolers*
F.A. Edwards
01:29:03
Yes!
Dawn Christian
01:29:09
Integrate our "history" and contributions in all subjects: engineering, math, business
F.A. Edwards
01:30:00
Writing them accurately!
Dawn Christian
01:30:03
Black History is American History!!!
Terri Zezula
01:30:14
Well said, Alvin! Moving our kids AND teachers forward and providing the right support.
Oneisha Freeman
01:30:32
It sure is. Every class at Savannah state had an element of Black History embedded in it. I remember my Communications Law was all about Brown Vs. Board of Ed.
Dawn Christian
01:30:37
Yes!!! Re: financial literacy
Joyce Whitby
01:30:44
Yes @Dawn - it is OUR history - American history.. white, black, brown all…
Beatrice Warner
01:31:22
we also need to address how schooling children with disabilities aka different abilities to learn
Dawn Christian
01:31:40
The Civics course that taught about credit and banking was an "honors" class in my school & I was the only Black kid
Beatrice Warner
01:32:29
i like that perspective of network vs hierarchy
Forest Richter
01:32:35
I was having this conversation with my wife earlier today. How would we do school if we could never go back to the classroom? How would we make it effective? We do need to innovate.
Dawn Christian
01:32:36
Yes neurodiversity and addressing the narrative around Black/ Brown kids who are neurodiversity
Dawn Christian
01:32:49
neurodiverse*
Joyce Whitby
01:33:49
If we keep it separate, Black history vs American history, then it sort of makes it only applicable to black and brown people. And what we need to do is educate the next generation of white people that it is OUR history…and that our White ancestors did horrific things and enslaved human beings and kept them down…and that this racism persisted for generations, until we all woke up and decided that enough was enough. Wouldn’t that be a nice thought, that children in schools now could look back and say “wow, that was awful, racism is awful, we don’t want that to happen ever again.”
Dina Hiramanek
01:35:01
I completely agree @Joyce.
Dawn Christian
01:35:04
right on @Joyce! That's the word right there! We built it... Full stop!
Beatrice Warner
01:35:09
I agree @ Joyce
Terri Zezula
01:35:23
I agree, Joyce. This is critical to move us all forward.
Joyce Whitby
01:35:49
Hi @Terri, glad to ‘see’ you here…
Sophia Lovasz
01:36:00
So beautiful
Joyce Whitby
01:36:11
I love this music…please provide his name in writing so we can find this on our own...
Natasha Kostek
01:36:26
His name is Ashanti Floyd
Terri Zezula
01:36:43
Glad to see you, too, @Joyce. Pleased to be here.
Natasha Kostek
01:36:52
https://www.ashantifloyd.com/
Debra McKenzie
01:37:04
👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Dawn Christian
01:37:20
👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Joyce Whitby
01:37:24
Awesome!!! Thanks @Natasha… I love this!!! He is amazing…
Sophia Lovasz
01:38:20
Now you set the standard for all webinars to end with beautiful live music
Scott Randolph
01:39:05
This is really dope. Bravo!!
Erika Brodnock
01:39:11
Excellent!
Forest Richter
01:39:14
Bravo!
Joyce Whitby
01:39:15
Bravo!!!!!
Erika Symonette Ferguson
01:39:17
My 8 year old is loving this!
Beatrice Warner
01:39:18
clapping
ConnectYard
01:39:21
Amazing!
Kesia Hudson
01:39:34
That was great!
Lynn Mulherin
01:39:42
Didn't realize all attendees weren't on my previous messages. Best ending to a webinar ever!
Beatrice Warner
01:39:56
#blackexcellence #amazingmusicians
Joyce Whitby
01:40:25
OH wow…. again… #LOVE !!!!!!!
Oneisha Freeman
01:40:33
How do you get a violin to sound like a persons voice?? AMAZING!!
Sophia Lovasz
01:40:46
I love to see it! Beautiful
Kenneth Whitfield
01:40:58
Throw down my brothers...….awesome music.
Beatrice Warner
01:41:18
This is definitely the best part!!
Erika Brodnock
01:41:44
My children have all come running in…. You’re inspiring them across the pond. Bravo!
Erika Symonette Ferguson
01:42:08
YES!!!!!
Stacie Whisonant
01:42:53
Well done.
paula Maylahn
01:43:22
Thank you. Clap! Clap! Clap!
Erika Symonette Ferguson
01:43:22
AMAZING!
Joyce Whitby
01:43:24
Bravo Bravo Bravo!!!!
Scott Randolph
01:43:25
I called my kid to check this out. She's not there yet. Youth wasted on the young - that was fantastic!!
Beatrice Warner
01:43:25
Standing ovation!!!
Natasha Kostek
01:43:27
WOW
Terri Zezula
01:43:28
Beautiful... enchanting... thank you!
Forest Richter
01:43:35
Amazing.
Kesia Hudson
01:43:37
bravo!
Kesia Hudson
01:43:52
All meetings should either start or end this way!
Lynn Mulherin
01:44:16
Thank you!
Dina Hiramanek
01:44:17
Thank you!
Joyce Whitby
01:44:21
Well done!!! Thanks all.. be safe, be healthy ….
Scott Randolph
01:44:21
Thanks everyone!
Kesia Hudson
01:44:22
thank you all
Kurt Gerdenich
01:44:26
Thank you!
Oneisha Freeman
01:44:26
Thank you!!!!