Where Is the Movement of Educators Dedicated to Fighting Climate Change?

At my independent school in Oregon, we are launching an institutional response to climate change. At Catlin Gabel School, we are looking at divesting our endowment from fossil fuels, developing a climate literacy curriculum for students ages 4-18, and working on a model to measure and then reduce our Greenhouse Gas emissions. I am writing... Continue Reading →


Should I Teach About Nationalism the Way I Teach About Racism?

A few years ago, I decided I would strive to be a solutions-based educator when working with my students on vexing issues such as climate change and global migration. I had come to realize that it did little good to educate students about, say, dwindling fish stocks in the world's oceans if the lesson stopped there.... Continue Reading →