According to TeachingTolerance.org, the 2016 Presidential campaign is unlike any other in recent history. They surveyed 2,000 teachers and learned that it’s emboldening students to mimic the tone of the campaign, disrupting opportunities to teach about political campaigns and civic engagement, and more.
Celebrating 45 Years of Black History Month
| By Shirelle Phelps | This February marks the 45th anniversary of Black History Month, celebrating the many accomplishments and achievements of Black Americans. In 1915, historian Carter G. Woodson was saddened by the underrepresentation of Black Americans in university history classes, which often were relegated to only teaching about enslaved people. Along with Jesse … Read more