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Equity & Diversity Opinion Author Interview: 'No More Culturally Irrelevant Teaching'
Mariana Souto-Manning discusses her book, which highlights designing spaces where BIPOC students feel, see, and experience belonging.
Larry Ferlazzo, December 14, 2020
10 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Cultural Competence Now'
Vernita Mayfield agreed to answer a few questions about her book, "Cultural Competence Now: 56 Exercises to Help Educators Understand and Challenge Bias, Racism, and Privilege."
Larry Ferlazzo, April 2, 2020
7 min read
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Reading & Literacy 'Decodable' Books: Boring, Useful, or Both?
These sound-it-out books designed for young readers aren’t always popular with teachers. But experts say they’re an important tool.
Sarah Schwartz, March 13, 2020
9 min read
Teaching Profession For Teachers, Life Is More 'The Office' and Less 'Freedom Writers,' Roxanna Elden Says
Elden's new novel, "Adequate Yearly Progress," is a satirical look at the day-to-day frustrations, minor victories, and interpersonal drama of teaching.
Madeline Will, February 7, 2020
8 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview With Dr. Gholdy Muhammad: 'Cultivating Genius'
For the 100th book-related post in this blog, Gholdy Muhammad agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, "Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy."
Larry Ferlazzo, January 28, 2020
15 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Culturally Responsive Education in the Classroom'
Adeyemi Stembridge talks about his new book, "Culturally Responsive Education In The Classroom: An Equity Framework for Pedagogy, including explaining the difference between "equity" and "equality."
Larry Ferlazzo, January 6, 2020
8 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Be Excellent on Purpose'
Sanée Bell agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, "Be Excellent On Purpose: Intentional Strategies for Impactful Leadership."
Larry Ferlazzo, October 1, 2019
8 min read
Curriculum This Banned Books Week, Stories With LGBTQ Themes Dominate the Most-Challenged List
Six of the 11 listed books were banned for including LGBTQ stories—and one has been challenged for promoting stereotypes about Mexicans.
Sarah Schwartz, September 26, 2019
5 min read
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Curriculum Math Teachers Take a Page From English/Language Arts: Comic Books!
Comic books and graphic novels, popular in many language arts and social studies classes, are just now tiptoeing into the world of K-12 math.
Catherine Gewertz, September 24, 2019
7 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Collaborative Lesson Study'
Vicki S. Collet agreed to answer a few questions about her book, "Collaborative Lesson Study: ReVisioning Teacher Professional Development."
Larry Ferlazzo, September 9, 2019
11 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Unconscious Bias in Schools'
Dr. Tracey A. Benson and Dr. Sarah E. Fiarman agreed to answer a few questions about their book, "Unconscious Bias In Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism."
Larry Ferlazzo, September 2, 2019
19 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Working Hard, Working Happy'
Rita Platt agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, "Working Hard, Working Happy: Cultivating a Culture of Effort and Joy in the Classroom."
Larry Ferlazzo, August 13, 2019
7 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'Speaking for Ourselves'
Daisy Han and Lorena Germán agreed to answer a few questions about the new book they have edited, "Speaking For Ourselves."
Larry Ferlazzo, August 6, 2019
5 min read
Curriculum Opinion Author Interview: 'The Right Tools'
Towanda Harris answers a few questions about her new book, "The Right Tools: A Guide to Selecting, Evaluating, and Implementing Classroom Resources and Practices."
Larry Ferlazzo, July 28, 2019
10 min read