Teaching Guides

Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice (Volume 1)

Teaching Guide. By Wayne Au, Bill Bigelow and Stan Karp. 240 pages. 2007. Rethinking Schools.
Shows how teachers can promote the values of community, justice, and equality while building academic skills. Published by Rethinking Schools.

Themes: Education

roc1_07_250hCreative teaching ideas, compelling classroom narratives, and hands-on examples show how teachers can promote the values of community, justice, and equality while building academic skills.

Includes:

  • Building Community From Chaos
  • Race and Respect Among Young Children
  • Why Students Should Study History: An Interview with Howard Zinn
  • Taking Multicultural, Anti-Racist Education Seriously
  • Unlearning the Myths that Bind Us: Critiquing Cartoons and Society
  • Teaching Standard English: Whose Standard?
  • Teaching About Global Warming in Truck Country
  • Math, SATs, and Racial Profiling
  • Students Mobilize for Immigrant Rights
  • Equity Claims for NCLB Don’t Pass the Test
  • Why We Need to Go Beyond the Classroom

The revised and expanded edition includes new essays on:

  • science and environmental education
  • immigration and language
  • military recruitment
  • teaching about the world through mathematics
  • gay and lesbian issues.

A great resource for new and veteran K-12 teachers, as well as teacher education and staff development programs.roc-set

ISBN: 9780942961355 | Published by Rethinking Schools | Order the two volume set.