What We're Reading this Week

ADL Education recommends articles and blogs that highlight stories about anti-bias, social justice and general education

  • For Educators
Black Man Reading Tablet in Cafe


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October 21, 2019

  • “Much of this information was presented in a negative manner that made autism seem like something scary or tragic … I decided to fill the gap. My goal was to be a source of information for people who are wondering if they are autistic, or anyone who wants to learn more about autism and what being autistic means.” On YouTube, people with disabilities create content to show and normalize their experiences (Washington Post)
  • “By bringing attention to the existing wage gap between men and women, the players want to spur change that allows the youth league to better represent the city it serves.” Burlington girls soccer team stands for #equalpay — and gets carded (Burlington Free Press) 
  • "They've studied the way that our young men interact online, and they have looked at what these boys need," she said. "And they have learned how to fill those needs in order to entice them into propaganda." A mother's warning: If you have white teen sons, listen up ... (CNN)
  • "The problem is there are a lot of districts and a lot of states who think civics education is just a term—give students a book and have them read out to the class about the Continental Congress. That's not enough. It doesn't answer the question of why and what does that have to do with me in 2019." Which States Saw a Surge in Teenage Voters in 2018? (Education Week)
  • “The more I read, the more I want to read because each additional book provides insight into the lives of my students and helps equip me to facilitate complex conversations in my classroom.” Lessons for Teachers in Books About Young Adults (Edutopia)

October 14, 2019