Who was….?

Many educational writers sent messages about the Parkland school shooting. I don’t want to carry a weapon. I want to carry and give a safe place for ideas and knowledge. I don’t want to be a hero with my blood, life, or body. I want to champion my students’ causes. I don’t want my students terrified, damaged, or in despair. I want my students filled with hope and creativity. I want problems presented and solutions found in our world–without fear. I want the “what if’s” of their lives to be “What if I cure cancer? What if I find cheap,…