Teach Justice!

A New Milwaukee Discussion Series

Milwaukee area educators are invited to relax with good food, interesting conversation and good people. Preview resources, discuss teaching ideas, and meet others who teach for social justice.

This gathering is part of an ongoing series of discussions and video presentations sponsored by Rethinking Schools. Our goal is to help teachers concerned with social justice network with one another and share successful teaching ideas and resources. The series is open to educators of all grade levels. Please bring your teaching ideas, resources, and colleagues. Each session will have a particular curricular focus. Come to one session or all.

  • Thursday, February 28, 6 – 8 PM

Commercialism and advertising in our schools.

View Ad and the Ego video, discuss how to help students of all ages critically view media and advertising.

  • Thursday, March 21, 6 – 8 PM

Globalization and global resistance.

Get a sneak preview of Rethinking Schools’ new book, Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World. Share ideas on teaching about global issues.

  • Thursday, May 23, 6 – 8 PM:

Books and stories for social justice.

Bring your favorite picture book, chapter book or novel to share. Walk away with teaching ideas and a list of great resources.

All sessions are at People’s Books, 2122 E. Locust St., Milwaukee.

For more information call Rethinking Schools at 414-964-9646. or email skoolied@yahoo.com