This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11, a moment to reckon with our past and reimagine our future. To help educators engage with the complex impacts of 9/11 in the classroom, Valarie Kaur—Sikh activist and author of See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love—has created a guide for teaching and learning about the decades-long impact of 9/11 on people of color. Through critical thinking questions as well as dialogue and reflection activities, this guide aims to shift the narrative of 9/11 to tell the truth of the decades-long impact of hate violence and state violence on our communities—and inspire and equip young Americans to make different choices to shape the next 20 years.
Educator’s Guide: Teaching the Impact of 9/11
By Allan Spencer | September 9 2021 | High School
This Author Spotlight is on Python programmer/educator extraordinaire Eric Matthes, author of the international bestseller (now in its third edition) Python Crash Course from No Starch Press. In the following Q&A, we discuss how reader feedback shaped the latest edition of his book, why he chose teaching over a career in physics, the importance ofRead more
Join us for a free webinar on Monday, January 22nd from 3:00pm-4:00pm EDT. As educators, we know the value of literacy and the importance of creating a reading culture for students. However, many of our high school students haven’t become readers or do not see themselves as readers due, in no small part, to the booksRead more