Dr. Siri Sat Nam Singh ’91 (Los Angeles, MA Psych.) was propelled into the national spotlight last year when his show The Therapist debuted on Viceland TV. On the show, Dr. Siri talks with musicians to discover what lies beneath their public personas. Interviewees have included pop star Katy Perry, rapper Freddie Gibbs, Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, and hip-hop artist Prodigy (in one of his last interviews before he passed away).
What if classrooms were envisioned as a small democracy? What if our students practiced democracy in their classroom year after year? Further, what if they knew they deserved it? Kate Sipe, ’02, Antioch University Seattle MA in Education with Graduate Teacher Preparation and an adjunct faculty who teaches Classroom Management courses, published a timely post in Medium in the wake of the 2020 Presidential election about the importance of democratic schools and teaching civics to our children: “Psst… Hey teachers… Let’s teach civics in our classrooms every single day.” Start today. Start small. Just start. Let your classroom be a microcosm