Yearly Archives: 2014


Supporting Students To Do Meaningful Social Change Work by Sarah Glasband

How do my students deeply investigate relevant social issues in order to participate in meaningful social change work? As a 9th grade Humanities teacher in Oakland, it is critical for my students to see themselves and their passions reflected in the curriculum while simultaneously building skills in critical thinking, writing, […]


Students from Castlemont, Fremont and MetWest with the CA Chief Justice

Lessons from California’s Chief Justice

At the League of Women Voters’ luncheon this past week, I had the opportunity to listen to Tani Cantil-Sakauye speak eloquently about how she became California’s first Asian American Chief Justice despite a childhood where she had struggled to overcome shyness and find her voice. She attributed her decision to […]