June 25, 2020 by Julia Rose 

 

 

How do we teach our African American students from a place of Freedom instead of Fear?

How can we discipline instead of punish?

Respond instead of react?

Connect instead of crack-down?

These are all questions we explore with our guest today, Aretha Hampton, LCSW, who shares her story as a mother to a black son who experienced harsh punishment from a teacher for an innocent mistake.

This episode is all about learning, exploring, reflecting and growing together.

 

Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:

  • The difference between discipline and punishment, and why the latter hurts.
  • Why getting to know and connect with parents before working with their children is so important.
  • Some actionable - yet respectful - ways to approach repair-work after a rupture has happened.

 

 

 

 

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