On the Heinemann Podcast: How do we go beyond the cosmetic fixes of racial inequality in education and go further? There is no quick fix, and we all need to do the work. We’re preparing for Social Justice Saturday at The Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project on Saturday - September 15th.
In what ways are certain topics treated as taboo in our classrooms and why? How often do we avoid talking and writing about race because we fear what others might say? If we avoid controversial issues, how will our students learn how to have civic discussion of such issues? (continue reading)
This month, we look inward to understand how we ourselves develop empathy, so we can integrate experiences that foster empathy in students, as well as lead us toward more inclusive decision-making in our schools. (continue reading)