As the Earth heats up, so does educators’ approach to this vitally important topic.
With grad assistants earning less then $18K a year, and working twice as many hours as promised, they need a voice in their working conditions.
An MIT engineering student who went home for winter break and a scientist tackling cardiovascular disease are just two of the many stopped at the border.
Challenges lie ahead, but the resounding defeat of a higher-ed ban is just the latest win for ethnic studies.
Employers want workers who can speak another language, but lack of support at the K12 level has led to declining levels of proficiency among adults.
Hundreds of U.S. faculty, including NEA members, have been reported to Professor Watchlist, a right-wing web site that identifies ‘radical’ professors.
“If you’re involved in the struggle, there always remains the capacity to win,” says Ibram X. Kendi of the University of Florida.
As the focus on sexual assault intensifies, affirmative consent education is taking root on college campuses – and may soon extend to high schools.
Once reserved for struggling or reluctant readers, graphic novels have moved to the forefront of instructional materials – and onto banned-book lists.
With a mixture of empathy, flexibility, and brain-based strategies, trauma-informed educators are giving students the support they need.