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A quick explanation...
 
August 19 · Issue #6 · View online
Vectr Weekly
A quick explanation…

Happy Sunday!
We’re on the road this week so we’ll keep it short.
We often get questions about the Vectr logo (pictured in the header of this newsletter). The easy answer is that it’s a “V” for Vectr, but there’s a bit more to it. On the left side of the “V” you have one line, but the right side has two. That’s because we believe that, while you’re looking for an answer when you ask a question, the best questions usually lead to more questions. 
And finally, a question:
We stumbled across this question this week on Edweek.org. I wonder how many white teachers have thought about this question.
Here’s one piece of advice offered up in the article:
Get the right books into our students’ hands. Children of color need books to be mirrors as well as windows. In most classrooms, there aren’t enough of those mirrors. A survey of children’s literature published in 2015 found that 73.3 percent of the books had a main character who was white, 12.5 percent featured a talking truck or animal, 7.6 percent had an African-American protagonist, and a scant 2.4 percent of the main characters featured were Latino. Still, the right books are out there—check out Scholastic’s We Need Diverse Books catalog for a start.

Stay curious!
Jeremy & Jake
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