We’re pleased to share Rethinking Ethnic Studies has been recognized as a finalist in the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Foreword Magazine, Inc. hosts an […]
Edited by Linda Christensen, Stan Karp, Bob Peterson, and Moé Yonamine We’re pleased to share The New Teacher Book: Finding purpose, balance, and hope during your first years in the […]
TEACHING CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS As we celebrate Earth Day, we invite you to join us in taking sides for the Earth by teaching climate justice and becoming […]
Linda Christensen on the Second Edition of Reading, Writing, and Rising Up, What Role the Classroom Played in Revision, and What Needs to Change in How We Teach
Author and educator Linda Christensen talks about the highly anticipated second edition of her 2000 book, READING, WRITING, AND RISING UP.
Dear Rethinking Schools friends, Did you see that the Koch brothers-supported Heartland Institute is sending a climate denial textbook to every science teacher in the country? As the Moms Clean […]
Dear Rethinking Schools friends, Christopher Columbus was the first European to send enslaved people from the Americas to Europe, as well as the first to promote the enslavement of Africans […]
By Bill Bigelow Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he launched in the Americas, […]
1. Start your school year off by inviting students’ lives into the classroom through poetry. Download this free lesson from our newest book, Rhythm and Resistance. 2. Get inspired to […]
We educators need to imagine, cooperate, create, hope—and at times, defy and resist. And we need to see ourselves as part of a broader movement to build the kind of society that is clean and just and equal and democratic. One that seeks to leave the world better than we found it.
Our new book, Rhythm and Resistance edited by Linda Christensen and Dyan Watson, offers practical lessons about how to teach poetry to build community, understand literature and history, talk back to injustice, […]
Education for Liberation wrote an excellent review of A People’s Curriculum for the Earth. One of our favorite quotes from the review, “This book offers plenty of ways to inspire […]