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 25, No.2 - Winter 2010/2011
Now playing in Newark, NJ
Newark is a test case for celebrities and big money to burst the dam that has protected public education.
Supersized dollars drive Waiting for ‘Superman’ agenda
An investigative report on the analog conservatives and digital billionaires behind the films interlaced marketing and political campaigns.
Teaching a people’s history of the abolition movement
Students "become" members of an abolitionist organization and grapple with the strategic dilemmas faced by one of the most significant U.S. social movements.
Coming out at school
Adventures of an out teacher and some suggestions for deciding if and how to come out to your students.
Research-based reasons why high-stakes tests should not be used to evaluate teachers
Six clear explanations why value-added measurements don't make sense for teacher assessment.
An interview with Sal Castro
Reminiscences by the teacher who helped lead the 1968 Chicana/o student blowouts in Los Angeles.
The school building becomes text when a teacher uses place as a way to make history come alive.
Teacher education in a time of war against our students
When children are under attack, teacher educators need to instill activism as well as pedagogy in preservice teachers.