Does popular young adult fiction about Muslim girls build understanding or reinforce stereotypes?
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 24, No.2 - Winter 2009/2010
It’s always a struggle to work current events into history classes. A blog by a young Iraqi woman about her day-to-day life in Baghdad provides an opportunity to connect the medieval Abbasid Empire to today’s news.
Does Accelerated Reading really promote a love of literature, or just a love of points? Harry Potter scores 44; Hamlet gets 7.
We often think of Caldecott books as the gold standard for picture books. Here the authors of "10 Quick Ways to Analyze Children's Books for Ableism" look at what these prize-winning books tell young children about disability.
Chapter books that portray working-class lives with sensitivity, humor, and respect.
We are now in the ninth year of the U.S. war in Afghanistan and the seventh year of the current war in Iraq. In classrooms throughout the United States, as in the streets, there is little critical discussion of these events they have become part of the wallpaper of life. Why has this happened? How can we break the silence?
Young Latinas engage in mathematics and social change to save their school
A 5th-grade math club contributes skills and determination to a community struggle to keep their school open.
Good teaching has a balance of powers: gut, heart, and brain.
You may not believe how many tests kindergartners takeand what they are missing as a result.
U.S. students talk directly with Palestinian youth and learn what it is like to live in a war zone.
An exciting scholarship exposes racial tensions in a Michigan city.