Should I lead, facilitate, or get out of the way?

Expert is a term often thrown around in variety of professional circles. In education and edutwitter world “expert” implies a variety of things and often is tossed around rather freely and sometimes brings along with it some pretentious behavior. I believe many individuals (especially in edutwitter land) have self-designated expert labels almost as similar to the hearing someone of referring to themselves in third person. Now when discussing someone in education who might be an “expert” of a edtech tool or teaching strategy it can be somewhat easier to quantify or “show my work” similar to how one would…

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Educator. Equity advocate. CS supporter. Justice seeker. Purposefully disrupting the status quo in K12 education.

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Shana V. White

Shana V. White

Educator. Equity advocate. CS supporter. Justice seeker. Purposefully disrupting the status quo in K12 education.

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