Rusul Alrubail is a writer on education, teaching and learning. She is also the editor of Medium’s The Synapse publication on learning, teaching and education. Her work focuses on teacher development and training, English language learners and pedagogical practices in and out of the classroom.

Before taking up freelance writing, Alrubail was a professor at Seneca College in Ontario for five years. She taught college English and Literature to domestic and international students. Alrubail is an educator who is passionate about using social media as a digital learning tool to build networks and communities that impact change in education. Alrubail is also a proud #educolor member, a movement that focuses on race and ethnicity conversations to drive change in education.

Articles by Rusul

Five Ways to Advocate for Justice in Education

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, the first black woman to give a keynote at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference, provides insight on what we can do in our own networks and communities to bring about social change.

Empowering ELLs With Digital Stories

Expressing themselves clearly in English can be challenging for English language learners, but digital storytelling can enhance their communication skills and learning in a fun, relevant way.

Blogging and the Immigrant Experience

To help her students understand each other’s stories, backgrounds and experiences—and to improve their writing—this teacher added blogging to her curriculum.
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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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