Turning Current Events Instruction Into Social Justice Teaching
Marriage equality, refugees seeking safety in Europe, the Confederate flag, police shootings of black and Latino men, the presidential election, Caitlyn Jenner, ISIS, and immigration are just a few of the news stories that inhabited the headlines this year...
Listen to the Voices of Immigrant and Muslim Youth
It is important to listen to voices of young immigrants in order to understand their fears, their experiences, their plight and their humanity so that we can promote school communities that respect, protect and fight for them.
Charlottesville Roundup: Lessons to Use in Your Classroom Today
A summary of intentional teaching strategies, lessons and key resources shared during a webinar, "When Hate Is in the Headlines: Resources for K–12 Educators," to help educators fight against bigotry and intolerance.
Students’ Right to Protest the Pledge and National Anthem: Advice for Supporting Young People
Students and their families may need advice about how to approach their First Amendment rights, especially when their school tries to force students to participate or imposes consequences for not doing so. This blog provides information and advice for students and their families.