Quaker Education

How To Use Equality In The Classroom

In January, my classroom had a very nuanced reflection on the difference between equality and equity. We came to a shared understanding that equality means that no one should be treated differently because of who they are, and equity means that “everyone gets what they need to be successful in school and in their community.”…

Takeaways From A Quaker Retreat

On November 18th and 19th, I went to Quaker retreat center, Pendle Hill for a retreat and training for “Educators New to Quakerism”. Thirty-three adults that work in various capacities at Quaker schools gathered together to learn the basics of Quakerism and to collaborate with one another. I’d like to share two things that I…

Infinity Thoughts

“Infinity is not a number, it’s a concept!” exclaimed one kindergarten student.  “What’s a concept?” questioned another. Over the past month, there has been a lot of chatter between the Sprouts about exactly what infinity is.  I decided to take some time in math class the next morning to explore infinity in more detail. I…