Lisa
Weinbaum


Lisa M. Weinbaum teaches seventh-grade literature in southern New Mexico. This is her 18th year of teaching.

Articles by Lisa

21 Seconds to Teach Humanity

Her lessons met the standards, but her students were pummeling each other in the restroom between classes. How one teacher found a way to reach the benchmarks that really matter.

'At Risk' of Greatness

Teacher Lisa Weinbaum honors students who break stereotypes, defy odds and make the world a better place.
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Teaching Tolerance collage of images

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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