Teaching Guides

Rethinking Elementary Education

Teaching Guide. Edited by Linda Christensen, Mark Hansen, and Bob Peterson. Rethinking Schools. 2012. 360 pages.
The best collection of writing from Rethinking Schools magazine about how to teach for social justice at the elementary level. Published by Rethinking Schools.

Themes: Education

Rethinking Elementary Education RS (book cover) | The Zinn Education ProjectRethinking Elementary Education collects writing about elementary school life and learning from 25 years of the Rethinking Schools magazine. The articles in this volume offer practical insights about how to integrate the teaching of content with a social justice lens, how to seek wisdom from students and their families, and how to navigate stifling tests and mandates. The articles and lessons are divided into six sections:

Part 1: Building Classroom Community

Part 2: Reading and Writing Toward a More Just World

Part 3: Minding Media

Part 4: Math is More than Numbers

Part 5: Laboratory for Justice: Science Across the Curriculum

Part 6: The Classroom, The School, The World

ISBN: 9780942961522 | Rethinking Schools