Christopher Howell got his start teaching nine preschoolers at a small private school in Virginia Beach. After receiving his undergrad and graduate degrees from the University of Virginia, funded by the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, he went on to teach 4th and 5th grades for three years. He currently lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he teaches 5th Grade at Woodbrook Elementary School.

Articles by Christopher

To Sustain the Tough Conversations, Active Listening Must Be the Norm

We have to prepare students—and ourselves—to communicate, question and work our way through a disconnect when the outside world spills into the classroom.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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