An early childhood educator shows how far-ranging discussions can open children’s eyes to a broader understanding of relationships, including same-sex marriage and not getting married at all.
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 29, No.4 - Summer 2015
Una maestra de preescolar demuestra cómo una variedad de conversaciones pueden ampliar el conocimiento de los niños sobre las relaciones interpersonales, incluyendo los matrimonios del mismo sexo y las parejas que no se casan.
A middle school teacher tries to implement restorative practices in her classroom. It’s harder than she thought.
Teachers form an inquiry-based study group to support each other as they look for ways to build on the resilience of their students.
After a critical look at how their community is described by others, high school students interview and tell the true stories of people in their Watts, Los Angeles, neighborhood.
As 9th graders focus persuasive letters on community issues, their teacher realizes she must be open about her own pain to empower students to be open about theirs.
Would the Common Core be OK if it weren’t for the tests? An activist/blogger says no.
A poem for two voices
A master English teacher uses dialogue poems to develop empathy and connect history to literature.
In a small village in southwestern Alaska, climate change is a current reality, not a distant fear. But it’s not in the curriculum or discussed at school.
Why are there so few Black students in our science classes?
Science teachers at a Portland, Oregon, high school ask how they can make their science classes more welcoming to Black students.
A teacher vividly describes her own experience of English-only schooling.