Teaching About Ferguson, Police Brutality, and Institutionalized Racism

Here are some resources for teaching about Ferguson: NY Times Learning Network Facing History Facing Today Teaching Tolerance Teaching for Change The Root: Dos and Don’ts for teaching about Ferguson The Atlantic: How to teach kids about what’s happening in Ferguson Twitter #fergusonsyllabus Foldable pocket info about how to respond if you are stopped by … Continue reading

EdWeek: Nine Truths About Data Analysis

Great article on why and how teachers analyze data. My Ninth Truth:┬áNone of these steps is going to have any impact unless, as educational leaders, we clearly articulate compelling reasons why teachers should invest time and effort in data analysis. The message to teachers must be that their work is not about abstract concepts of … Continue reading