social justice

Teaching Tolerance

Today is World Day of Social Justice! This year’s theme is Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice. Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We… Read more

Reading for Social Justice

Today is World Day of Social Justice! Reading for Social Justice: A Guide for Families and Educators is a new resource from Teaching Tolerance and the School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder.  It presents a thorough and practical guide to creating a reading group focused on social justice for families. This guide is designed… Read more

Teaching and Social Justice

Today is World Day of Social Justice. Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of… Read more

Literacy and Social Justice

Today is World Day of Social Justice! This year’s theme is “Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work“. Literacy, Social Justice and Inclusive Practice is a free course offered through The Open University. It focuses on significant debates related to teaching the technical aspects of literacy and debates related to becoming a ‘literate person’…. Read more

Math and Social Justice

Tomorrow is World Day of Social Justice. Have you ever thought of math as a social justice issue? In this heart-felt and hard-hitting talk, Dr. Gina Cherkowski talks about how traditional math classes only reach 20% of students thereby creating a population that can only be consumers, not creators. Dr. Cherkowski goes on to talk… Read more

Social Justice Math

Today is the World Day of Social Justice. Here’s a video that describes one way of teaching social justice in the classroom – social justice math: To borrow resources on social justice in education or teaching mathematics, email library@decoda.ca.