Students and educators at Brooklyn’s Meyer Levin Middle School (including our staff developer at the school, Dionne Grayman) are once again in the spotlight for the joyful and equitable school they are working to create together.
Join us in either July or August to identify and practice strategies for interrupting racism in our schools.
Cassie Schwerner connects Morningside Center’s work to brain science at a panel discussion at the American Museum of Natural History
Morningside Center's Tala Manassah and Tom Roderick and researcher Anne Gregory share what we're learning about how to create more equitable schools in their article for The Learning Professional, published by Learning Forward.
Black History Month was our excuse for asking our co-worker Daniel Coles, who is coordinating Morningside Center’s racial equity initiatives, to share some books he recommends to educators to raise our awareness on issues related to race. Behold the list below, in alphabetical order by author!
We have to talk about race, and how the racism that permeates our society is manifesting in our schools.
Last week Morningside Center's staff developers came together for a day-long workshop on how to help teachers and young people explore issues of culture, identity, and bias. The group had many amazing conversations, including one about whether to use your own privilege (because of your race, class,...
Students read President Johnson's March 1964 speech to Congress outlining the War on Poverty and, in small groups, use a graphic organizer to explore how values of justice and equity were translated into policies and programs. They consider: What beliefs led to declaring a war on poverty? And what...