Honoring students’ home languages builds an inclusive classroom.
For almost two decades, teachers have looked to Reading, Writing, and Rising Up as a trusted text to integrate social justice teaching in language arts classrooms.
This new and expanded edition collects the best articles dealing with race and culture in the classroom that have appeared in Rethinking Schools magazine.
Five years in the making, A People’s Curriculum for the Earth is a collection of articles, role plays, simulations, stories, poems, and graphics to help breathe life into teaching about the environmental crisis.
Volume 23, No.1 - Fall 2008
A young teacher laments the lack of black mentors.
The social worlds of a 2nd-grade classroom.
The ‘achievement gap’ is not the only statistic that disconnects black youth from their peers.
It’s time to rethink textbooks.
From pain to poetry.
Reflections on the black side of school discipline.
By the Editors of Rethinking Schools
Social justice education needs to start early.
Defiant teachers show they’ve had enough of NCLB.
The election of ’08: another high-stakes standardized test.
The introduction to the new Rethinking Schools book Rethinking Early Childhood Education
Thoughts on putting up walls — and tearing them down.
Teaching The Kite Runner and the 'good war'.
Oscar Wilde, Svab and my students.
A review of Nancy Carlsson-Paige’s Taking Back Childhood: Helping Your Kids Thrive in a Fast-Paced, Media-Saturated Violence-Filled World.
A review of Benjamin R. Barber?s Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole.