By the Editors of Rethinking Schools
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.2 - Winter 2008/2009
Get students passionate about writing and the grammar will follow
The Palestinian poet's richly descriptive style resonated with displaced peoples everywhere
Poem by Mahmoud Darwish
We were saddened to hear about the death of Mahmoud Darwish, considered the national poet of the Palestinians, who died on Aug. 9, 2008, from complications after open-heart surgery. He was 67. This reprinted poem, translated by Ben Bennani, and article are in honor of Darwish's life and contributions to humanity.
— The Editors
Scenes from the mad, mad, mad world of testing companies
New teachers leave the profession at an alarming rate—and there's no single reason or easy solutions
"My principal was a control freak."
Multicultural education has to be based on dialogue?both among students and between students and teachers
Washington, D.C., bribes its students to perform
Barack Obama's election isn't the end of racism
Food insecurity and hunger are a serious threat to children's lives
When immigrant students count—and when they don't
Low-income students take the college admissions process into their own hands
Lessons on school desks and dream homes
Rooting out prejudice by able-bodied and able-minded people toward people with disabilities
A review of Introducing Economics: A Critical Guide for Teaching