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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 […]