Memes, Trolls and Lulz
Thanks to the tech-savvy, meme-heavy, so-called “alt-right,” white nationalism has come out of the basement and entered the mainstream. The cover feature for our Fall issue helps you learn how to recognize and combat it. This issue also addresses Little Rock 60 years later, fighting fat stigma with science and how bullying affects the financial health of schools.
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What Is the “Alt-Right”?
White nationalism has come out of the basement and entered the mainstream. Would you recognize it if it came to your classroom?
Secret Agents of Kindness
A teacher gave students a simple task: Be kind, but selfless. The results illustrate the contagious effects of humanity.
Little Rock 60 Years Later
Looking back and looking ahead at the struggle to end segregated education.
Bullying and the Bottom Line
The cost of bullying isn’t just psychological and physical; it’s also fiscal.
What the Numbers Don’t Show
What do we mean when we say schools are failing? This Detroit teacher flips the script on the “f” word.
Fighting Fat Stigma With Science
What can we assume about students’ health based on their weight? Nothing.
Nothing About Us Without Us Is for Us
Youth activist Hazel Edwards recounts her journey from being pushed out of school to teaching her district how to serve transgender students.
Speaking of Digital Literacy…
Understanding how the brain processes information can help students unravel the origins of fake news and other mysteries of the internet.
Mindful of Equity
Practices that help students control their impulses can also mask systemic failures.