Rusul makes a call for the need for each of us to find and share our voice. Through her own experiences moving through the Middle East and eventually settling in Canada, Rusul shows us the power of finding and sharing your voice even when others may try to suppress it, calling on educators to enable their students with love and empathy.
Rusul Alrubail is an education writer, consultant, and blogger. She is is also the Chief Education Officer of The Writing Project. Alrubail has taught College English and literature courses to first year college and undergraduate students.
She believes in the power of student voice and agency as one of the main elements that can shift education forward and empower others to create positive change in people's lives. Her writing and work focuses on teacher professional development and training, pedagogical practices in and out of the classroom, english language learners, and media literacy as a means for professional development.
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