Heise is a sixth-grade social studies teacher living in Utah and working toward a Ph.d in education, culture and society.

Articles by Steve

Microaggressions Have No Place in School

When a student directed an LGBT slur at a classmate, this teacher missed the teachable moment. He won’t let that happen again.
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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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