A survey course may be the only college-level history course a student takes. Here's an easy way to incorporate fascinating scholarship.
The Girl Scouts had always professed that they were open to all girls. But how did that play out in segregated cities?
Even well-intentioned books for children can romanticize (or demonize) Native Americans. But better materials exist.
In Victorian England, reformers thought all children should go to school. That didn't sit well with everyone—and not just kids.
Music teachers in the Detroit public schools paved the way for the success of future Motown artists like Smokey Robinson and Mary Wilson of the Supremes.
Many parents just assume their kids will turn out heterosexual. That's part of heteronormativity.
Given Covid-19, schools have limited options for teaching kids. What’s working and not working in the era of online learning?
The Brazilian educator Paulo Freire’s book, first published in English 50 years ago, urges viewing students as interlocutors or partners in the learning process.
There’s compelling evidence for stronger student work and more meaningful instruction when grades in K-12 education are eliminated or made unrecognizable.
Ten lessons from the past and steps we can take now to educate ourselves and our students about how to be a thoughtful consumer of information.