Author Desmond Hall talks about how teaching showed him that kids look for information that is relevant to their lives and how he took that message to heart with his writing.
Alicia D. Williams on how teaching inspired her and helped her find ways to engage with kids more deeply.
Carrie Firestone talks about her experiences teaching and how they impacted her writing.
Ruth Behar talks about how feeling othered as a child led her to education and teaching and then to working to help others feel differently.
Jenny Torres Sanchez talks about how being a teacher was a surprisingly great fit for her and how it impacts her life and her writing.
Simran Jeet Singh talks about how he sees education as a key piece of fighting racism and writing as a way to help people see people like him and his family.