Honoring Juneteenth

Juneteenth — June 19th — also known as Emancipation Day — is one of the commemorations of Black people seizing their freedom in the United States. Below is a list of resources […]

Rethinking Multicultural Education 3rd Edition

Practical, rich in story, and analytically sharp, Rethinking Multicultural Education can help current and future educators as they seek to bring racial and cultural justice into their own classrooms.

The New Teacher Back-to-School Kit

Get the free New Teacher Back-to-School kit when you sign up today for email updates from Rethinking Schools.  What’s inside the New Teacher Back-to-School kit? The New Teacher Back-to-School kit is […]

Starting a Study Group Is Simple

Download Free Discussion Guides Did you know that select Rethinking Schools books have discussion guides? These free downloadable guides are perfect for book reading groups. Here’s how to get started: […]

Who Killed Reconstruction?

Sanchez describes a role play about the demise of Reconstruction that helps students get beyond the question “Was Reconstruction a success or failure?”

Reading, Writing, and Rising Up

The Read-Around

Raising writers  By Linda Christensen The read-around is the classroom equivalent to quilt making or barn raising. It is the public space—the zócalo or town square—of my room. During our […]

Necessary Trouble

Wolfe-Rocca describes her mixer around the “Valve Turners,” a group of climate disobedience activists who put their bodies on the line to stop the harm of pipelines.

Our picks for books, videos, websites, and other social justice resources — Winter 2020–21

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre, No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History, The Selected Works of Audre Lorde, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks — Young Readers Edition, A Graphic Biography of Paul Robeson, Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Educational Justice, We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, & Possibility, Time to Teach: A History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement, Celebrate People’s History: The Poster Book of Resistance and Revolution