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Location: Milwaukee, United States
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Rethinking Columbus Expanded Second Edition

Why rethink Christopher Columbus? Because the Columbus myth is a foundation of children's beliefs about society. Columbus is often a child's first lesson about encounters between...

Funding For Justice

A valuable, practical resource on an issue that touches every school and community. Going beneath the legal jargon and complex funding formulas, Funding for Justice presents...

Rethinking Globalization

This comprehensive 400-page book from Rethinking Schools helps teachers raise critical issues with students in grades 4–12 about the increasing globalization of the world's economies and...

Keeping the Promise?

Keeping the Promise? examines one of the most complex reforms in education: charter schools. This wide-ranging and thought-provoking collection of essays examines the charter school movement's...

Rethinking Elementary Education

Rethinking Elementary Education collects the finest writing about elementary school life and learning from 25 years of Rethinking Schools magazine. The articles in this volume offer...

Rethinking Mathematics - Second Edition

In this expanded and updated edition of Rethinking Mathematics, more than 50 articles show how to weave social justice issues throughout the mathematics curriculum, as well...

The New Teacher Book

Finding purpose, balance, and hope during your first years in the classroom...

Articles Contributed
Forward to the Past?
The War in Iraq and Daily Classroom Life
Suggestions from a 5th-grade teacher on bringing the War in Iraq into the curriculum.
Feeding Two Birds With One Hand
Why educators should demand a national health care plan
Building Teacher Solidarity
Larry Kuehn talks about building ties between teachers in Canada, Mexico, and the United States
A Cauldron of Opposition in Duncan's Hometown
An Interview with Karen Lewis and Jackson Potter
Teaching Ideas
“I Am a Feather”
“I Am” poems based on “The Delight Song of Tsoai-Talee”
Why Aren't We Shocked?
Disrespectful, degrading treatment of women is so pervasive and so mainstream that it has lost its ability to shock.
The Struggle for Bilingual Education
An Interview by Bob Peterson with Bilingual Education Advocate Tony Báez