Manufacturing Happy Citizens: How the Science and Industry of Happiness Control Our Lives by Edgar Cabanas & Eva Illouz provides a convincing condemnation of "positive psychology", the relatively recent scientific study of happiness.
This is a narrative of my process of trying to make a real difference for and with my students. I describe what I struggled with, how I framed transformation for my context, and how I try to work with students in order to see them change over the course of my teaching projects.
Published by the University of Pittsburgh, Radical Teacher is a self-described socialist, feminist, and anti-racist journal founded in 1975. Since 2013, the entire publication is accessible for free online, double peer-reviewed, and filled with in-depth articles.
Drawing from my years as a kindergarten teacher, when it comes to talking about disparities and inequalities, I find simplicity and practice are essential to the learning process and the ability to empathize, no matter what our differences or how we see the world.
Endorsing Student Voice Through Virtual/Hybrid Activism: Overview (Inspire Citizens, Out of the Blocks, SEL)
This past week, Human Restoration Project has had the honor of presenting this workshop on ungrading and liberatory pedagogy at Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020. Here's an overview of the activities we covered, what we learned, and resources to share!
“You Can’t Fire the Bad Ones!” And 18 Other Myths About Teachers, Teachers’ Unions, and Public Education by William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers provides a quick-to-understand, ready-to-read breakdown of the common assaults against public education and its workers.
Today, Human Restoration Project launches its course platform: RestoreHumanity.school (RH.) RH is part microcredentialing program, course platform, and asynchronous conference tool aimed at instilling progressive educative systems in classrooms everywhere.