A True Social Justice Education
When I think of teaching our children social justice, I mean that we need to teach them how to identify, strive for, and practice justice in spite of injustice.
A Dangerous Education of Human Ignorance
About two weeks ago, while walking home with a friend, i saw it: the education of ignorance looked as dangerous as any threat to humanity.
Commands Cannot Correct
I live my life by one simple law. I have one single belief. I allow all other parts of my identity rest in ideas that are more or less maluable.
Changing with Collaboration
Gathered around small desks in the French room, I watched our diverse, young, intelligent, and passionate staff members open their laptops and take out pens and papers for our weekly staff meeting.
First Grade Learns What?!
Here is a sample lesson of integrating Reading and Social Studies in our Africa Unit.
What Social Studies Teachers Should Do and Think (but often don’t)
I was reading AEI’s latest research: “Highschool Civics: What Social Studies Teachers Do and Think” and felt a great disappointment in the misuse of (and even lack of) a comprehensive, critical, and rigorous social studies curriculum in our schools today.
Teaching for Social Justice: the Challenge of Selecting Teachers
Most administrators would agree that teacher quality and effectiveness are the best predictors of student achievement.