Jeff Sapp is a professor of education at California State University Dominguez Hills and a frequent contributor to Teaching Tolerance.

Articles by Jeff

How School Taught Me I Was Poor

Third grade was a bad year. Third grade was the year I learned in school that I was poor.

Cooperative Learning

How to help your students talk about race.

Wildcat Goes A-Bragging

And that’s why Wildcat was always alone.

Rigor + Support = Success

One-sixth of American children live in poverty. Experienced teachers offer a formula for change.

The Clever Boy and the Terrible, Dangerous Animal

Once upon a time there was a very clever boy. Nearby was a village he decided to visit. Just outside that village he came upon a crowd of people standing in a field. As he drew near, he saw they looked quite frightened