Why is there so little teaching or discussion of climate change in classrooms?
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.3 - Spring 2011
Teaching about the most dangerous rock in America
Students play a game promoted by the coal industrythen dig beneath the surface to look at the realities of mountaintop removal mining.
Classroom DVDs on coal and mountaintop removal mining
Video resources for the classroom, plus links to activist websites.
High school students investigate community air quality
Ninth graders develop science literacy as they become neighborhood environmental experts and activists.
To build an effective movement against the top-down strategies that are ripping public education apart, we need to take a closer look at who wants reform and why.
When Chicago stole my mothers tongue, it also stole all her yesterdays. A poets lyric plea for teachers to nurture their students voices and stories.
Turning poetic lines into visual poetry
Student poetry about what raised me is woven into graphic art.
What are the real messages in the inspirational slogans covering classroom walls? Plus some better alternatives.
A meditation on test scoring
A middle school writing teacher reflects on a day spent scoring districtwide math tests.
My induction program experience
Are peer mentoring programs bowing to the pressure to teach to the test?