In celebration of Black History Month, we’re highlighting key resources that educators can use in a diverse classroom. Below, we’re sharing the first chapter of Aaron Johnson’s A Walk in Their Kicks: Literacy, Identity, and the Schooling of Young Black Males.
Philosophers of education seek to contribute to the ethos of how people conceive and talk about education. They endeavor to show how this talk is bound up with notions of justice, of goodness, and of beauty. In an era of ‘alternative facts’ and unprincipled assaults on reasoned communication, their task has become all the more important. This February, join David Hansen at Teachers College as he lectures on the why the call to teach matters. In anticipation of this event, we’ve shared an excerpt of his edited volume, Ethical Visions of Education which focuses on John Dewey and his views on the philosophy of education.
With years of experience on the teacher, administrative, and academic level, Sonia Nieto and Alicia Lopez have a wealth of knowledge to offer new and experienced teachers. Below, we’ve selected a selection of poignant memories that they share in their new book, Teaching, A Life’s Work: A Mother–Daughter Dialogue.
Teachers College Press is happy to share that the National Association for College Admission Counseling online book club will feature Karen Gross’ Breakaway Learners in December. In anticipation of the event, we’re sharing the introduction to Karen Gross’ monumental book.
Today, the need for a teaching force prepared to handle and address issues of race, equality, and pedagogy is more urgent than ever. Ongoing racial turmoil between law enforcement and communities of color, political rhetoric, shifting migration patterns, global migration patterns, and increase in student population are some of the reasons for the demand in CRE-PD. The excerpt below defines and explains the approach of CRE-PD training.
Teaching poetry can be a tough but rewarding experience for language arts teachers. Jimmy Santiago Baca uses his experience as a poet and mentor to help students and teachers engage in the complex medium of poetry. Below, we’re sharing an original poem and discussion questions that teachers can use in their classrooms.