I received this from Ricardo Torres, educator, who posted it on my page because he thought I would appreciate it. An understatement. I wept! My heart broke and swelled up at the same time. It inspired me. Every teacher should hear it. This is the beauty which happens when a Good Teacher, and an ELL teacher, talks about her day in school, her kids to her brother and he is a poet.
I am a citizen of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. I am a Nikkei descendant sansei (third generation);retired teacher, involved in the Winnemem tribal responsibility to Water, Salmon, and our belief that the Sacred is our Teacher. Working locally for human rights and supporting youth leadership.