The edTPA will lead to better teachers and more professional respect.
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.4 - Summer 2013
Why we need critical teacher education, not standardization
The edTPA distorts the teacher education process and opens the door to Pearson Inc. reaping more profits and power.
EdTPA and corporate education "reform"
The dangers to the teaching profession are real, but is edTPA the solution?
Family letters bring history to life
Second graders ask grandparents to write about their experiences during the Civil Rights Movement. The letters bring surprising wisdom - and some thought-provoking issues - to the classroom.
Eminent domain, urban renewal, and the loss of community
The historic destruction of the Chávez Ravine neighborhood in Los Angeles - to build Dodger Stadium - paves the way for students to understand changes in their own neighborhood. Second in a two-part series.
When the Day of Silence doesn't work at a middle school, staff and students look for another way to talk about LGBTQ issues.
Coal, climate, and the future of the Earth
Ninth graders explore a plan to strip-mine coal in Wyoming and Montana, send it by train to the Northwest, then ship it to Asia to be burned.
A role play on mass incarceration
Should the box about criminal history be eliminated from job applications? A role play helps students explore the lifelong impact of a felony conviction.