A social justice education expert offers suggestions for dealing with the implications of this seismic Supreme Court decision, believing in the power of education “to transform society, to work deliberately against injustice and to move toward collective liberation.”
- Roe v. Wade—What Can Educators Do?
- Teaching as Activism, Teaching as Care
- Partnering With Families to Support Black Girls
Textbooks reflect dominant social structures—including biases and the lack of representation of people who are historically relegated to the margins. Educators are looking for ways to use and expand on textbook content to teach a more inclusive and honest history. These LFJ resources provide some suggestions for how to make that happen.
- Going Beyond the Textbook
- The New YA
- Lies My Bookshelf Told Me: Slavery in Children’s Literature
To understand the complexities of the present, we must connect with the hard history of our country’s past. And we can learn about that honest history outside the classroom—in museums and field trips—because “No educator can accurately map out the whole landscape of our history alone. We are all stronger when we traverse the terrain together.”
- Partnering With Museums to Teach Honest History
- A Student’s Take on Sugar-coated History
- Preserving a More Honest History