OUSD’s school year began in person 11 weeks ago amid lingering concerns related to the pandemic. Here’s what teachers and school leaders are experiencing, in their own words.
Author Archives: Debora Gordon
Debora Gordon is a writer, artist, educator and non-violence activist. She has been living in Oakland since 1991, moving here to become a teacher in the Oakland Unified School District. In all of these roles, Debora is interested in developing a life of the mind. “As a mere human living in these simultaneously thrilling and troubled times,” Debora says, “I try to tread lightly, live thoughtfully, teach peace, and not take myself too seriously.”
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An Oakland teacher on talking to her students about what happened in D.C.
Debora Gordon tries to keep her political views out of the classroom. Last week’s Capitol invasion challenged that practice.