A sense of belonging can make a real difference in your education. But you have a lot more control over whether you feel you belong than you think.Read More
Author: Benjamin Pacini
Benjamin Pacini is a husband, father of four, and faculty at BYU-Idaho in Elementary Education. He served as a teacher and administrator in Baltimore City and Washington D.C. for ten years. He is currently pursuing an EdD from BYU.
I discuss President Biden’s recent student loan forgiveness policy with a good friend, Dallin Crump. We uncover the ins and outs of the policy, the implications it has, and other potential solutions to the deeper issue.Read More
I sit down with my friend, CD Cunningham to discuss his recent article regarding the associated press article about a case of abuse.Read More
When I read the recent AP article about a case of abuse, I knew that it was something I needed to learn about and understand better.Read More
I get together with some friends to discuss Brad Wilcox’s recent comments–and the strong response they received. We talk about intent and circumstances, but also the reason the comments were hard for so many.
Note: we tried to get this right. I guarantee we didn’t manage perfectly. A group of thoughtful people talking it out helped me though. There were some really good moments and insights, and if nothing else, I think we modeled what it looks like to grapple with something hard in as faithful a way as possible. That sounds me as worth doing.Read More
A BYU-Idaho professor writes to his students about the role of belonging, safe-spaces, and pride imagery.Read More