Shana V. White
7 min readDec 20, 2018

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…

Shana V. White

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