Improving the Way We Teach About Slavery
American Slavery is a difficult topic to teach, and for decades, we haven’t been doing a very good job of teaching it. Learn how the Teaching Hard History framework aims to change that.
Restorative Justice in School: An Overview
Instead of looking for ways to make punishments stricter, restorative justice seeks to build relationships and repair harm. Learn more about how this holistic approach works.
Making School a Safe Place for LGBTQ Students
Discrimination and harassment are still a daily reality for many LGBTQ students. Here are some things teachers can do to change that.
When We Lose the Right to Call Ourselves Professionals
This is not the way professionals handle things.
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.