Our approach to memoir develops students’ literacy skills; promotes historical analysis and understanding of some of the darkest moments in history; and fosters empathy, perspective-taking, and other social-emotional competencies.
Listen to Dr. Clint Smith's poetry and reflections on issues of equity and education, both how they have long existed in our country and how they are particularly manifesting today.
Explore ways to bring World Refugee Day, observed each year on June 20, to the classroom, including new multimedia resources, strategies for understanding key terms and laws, and approaches to sparking reflection and discussion.
Scholars Timothy McCarthy and George Lipsitz discuss the connection between our responsibilities in the world today and two historical periods: the civil rights movement and the Reconstruction era.
During the 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott, 225,000 students protested racial segregation and unequal conditions in Chicago's schools. This video features footage of the boycott and student participants' eyewitness accounts.