His is a story of spreadsheet skill badassery, deep commitment to relationship, earning a reputation of showing up when it counts, and long-term, follow-through solidarity that lights my fire. An ESSAY about social movements, pro wrestling, and spreadsheet superstars.
rising to the occasion: two offerings
A template to track your donations and a resource guide for new protesters. Dreaming and building a world where #BlackLivesMatter.
Black Lives Matter at School! 3 ideas for teaching spreadsheet fundamentals
In this edition of Dear Spreadsheet Whisperer, I offer 3 creative ideas for how to introduce spreadsheet fundamentals in the classroom. *Signal Boost* Black Lives Matter at School week of action is Feb 4-8 this year!
honoring dr. king
I believe that movement building and smart infrastructure go hand in hand. It's a travesty that in our efforts to re-tell stories about the civil rights movement, we don't share or even necessarily understand how the work actually got done. As we honor Dr. King, let's also honor the invisible labor that make movements thrive.
Predicting the future
Students in A's North Philly classroom are studying population growth.
The problem? The rate of population change has reached an inflection point so we can't really rely on the past to make a population growth model. In this post, a few perspectives on predicting the future, aka making population projections!
How data can amplify Black Lives Matter
This year, I am honoring Black History Month and Black freedom fighters in a special sub-series on The Data Are Alright. If you want to support this work, please join me in making a meaningful financial contribution to Black Girls Code and the Baltimore Algebra Project.