Teachers share resources & support after Hurricane Harvey
by Teacher2Teacher Team | 08.31.17
After the tragic hurricane that impacted Texas and Louisiana, we’ve seen teachers and educators throughout the T2T community reaching out to share resources and words of comfort for school communities directly affected by this disaster.
Educators created these resources:
Teacher Carol Salva shared how she plans to teach newcomers and refugees after the hurricane.
— Carol Salva (@MsSalvac) August 30, 2017
Educator Joe Marquez shared a Flipgrid link so staff and students can show support and love for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
— Joe Marquez, M.S. (@JoeMarquez70) August 30, 2017
Principals are helping one another with this Google spreadsheet. They’re using it to match their schools with ones in the affected areas that need help.
— Gregg Shulenberger (@gshulenberger) August 29, 2017
Educators shared these resources for helping students and families:
Teacher Mary Cathryn shared this Colorîn Colorado resource for supporting students and their families who have been impacted by natural disasters. Colorîn Colorado also passed along a bilingual resource list for immigrant families.
— (((Mary Cathryn))) (@mcricker) August 27, 2017
Educators showed support for their colleagues, both near and far.
Rolando Teviño, a superintendent in Houston, called on his fellow educators to stay optimistic and strong for their kids.
Stay calm, confident, optimistic, and strong. Remember our @HoustonISD kids are watching how we react under complex & stressful situations.
— Rolando Rudy Treviño (@RTrevino_HISD) August 27, 2017
Richard Carranza, the superintendent of Houston Independent School District, replied to tweets from worried teachers and provided motivation for his entire school community:
— Richard A. Carranza (@HISD_Supe) August 29, 2017
Matt Foster, an educator in Houston, reflected on the sense of community he saw build from the disaster.
— Matt Foster (@mafost) August 28, 2017
Educator Michael Hunt’s #OneSmallThing is dedicated to supporting his community.
— Michael E. Hunt (@HerodHeroes) August 29, 2017
Deshaun Harris, a teacher in Houston, will be working with his students to help affected families:
When school starts, our first Student Council initiative will be to help those families that were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
— Deshaun Harris (@Mr_DDHarris) August 28, 2017
And, many teachers had their students and school communities in their thoughts:
— Leigha Curry (@Leigha_Curry7) August 30, 2017
— Art with Ms.Martinez (@FBMS_ART) August 27, 2017
— Charles Hartman MS (@hartman_ms) August 29, 2017
Have another resource to share, or words of support you’d like to pass along? You can post them in the comments below to keep this list growing.