New York City recently introduced a pilot curriculum around ageism for students at 13 Brooklyn high schools. It was launched to help students learn about the harmful effects of age discrimination and to guide them to engage in meaningful conversations with older adults in their lives. We’ve put together a collection of titles to foster classroom discussions, touching on themes of family, intergenerational relationships, empathy, as well as professional reading recommendations about ageism.
Books for Teaching Anti-Ageism
By Kaitlyn Spotts | April 14 2023 | General
Join Penguin Random House Education at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention in Columbus, OH (November 16th – November 19th). Visit us in Booth #208 to browse books by grade level and subject area, pick up free teacher resources, and learn more about our classroom collections. Don’t miss our General SessionRead more
Are you interested in bringing your entire school community together for a shared literacy event? If your answer is “YES!,” an all-school reading program— appropriate for K-12 levels—is an exciting and engaging experience to consider. During an all-school reading event, all staff and students receive a copy of the same book and read it simultaneouslyRead more