Culturally Responsive Teaching: 4 Misconceptions
In some cases, teachers think they’re practicing culturally responsive teaching, when in fact, they’re kind of not. Zaretta Hammond helps clear things up.
Four Ways Teachers Can Support Students of Color
By taking a few specific actions, teachers could be doing an incredible job of helping students of color reach their full potential.
A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice
Want your students to actively engage in addressing inequality? Explore this annotated bibliography of resources for teaching students about social justice.
A Teacher’s Coming Out Story
Most LGBT teachers still feel they have to conceal their sexual orientation. A few years ago, 5th-grade teacher Jessica Lifshitz decided to stop hiding.
Talking About Race in School: An Interview with José Vilson
Race-related issues impact all of us, inside school and out. How can we have productive, healthy conversations with students about these issues?
Know Your Terms: Code Switching
Correcting nonstandard dialects doesn’t really help students learn to speak or write in formal English. So should teachers just let kids talk (and write) how they want?