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 27, No.2 - Winter 2012/2013
An interview with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis
How did Chicago teachers win their strike? What is the significance of their victory? Whats next?
Home visits and seeing our students
A 4th-grade teacher visits her students families and realizes how much she has been missing about their lives.
A high school history teacher centers a study of social movements on the fight over the Mexican American Studies program in Tucson. His students spread the knowledge.
One of Carberry's students explains how the film Precious Knowledge changed her feelings about herself and her family.
An excerpt from the newly published Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City focuses on the history of vouchers in Milwaukee.
Why we need to teach environmental history
A history teacher argues that students need to know the environmental history of our current crises including how nature was turned into a commodity to be bought and sold.
A parent confronts bias in early elementary literature
Her daughter's homework—a story that legitimizes rape and extols whiteness as the standard for beauty—leads a parent to question the balance between teaching skills and teaching content.
A teacher educator explores the contradictory nature of technology in education.
Its difficult to find accurate books on Palestine for young readers. A former teacher educator describes resources for K-8 students, including picture books, nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.