Part 3 (this follows Part 2 here

In those first few moments we had done a lot of behind-the-scenes work. You see, in those first moments there is a special opportunity. That is when we either reconcile ourselves to ‘the ways things are expected to be done’ or we commit to doing it differently: we are either complicit or we insist on change.

So, my opportunity in those first moments of class started with catching them off-guard, surprising them and (at least for a few moments) flipping the dynamic. That made everyone curious, naturally — they had no idea…

Jess Mitchell

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