Malika Ali refers to classrooms as “mini-societies” and believes it’s long past time for the school’s curriculum to culturally reflect the larger society students live in. “Our kids are demanding better from us,” said Ali, a Director of Pedagogy for the Highlander Institute in Providence, R.I. “They have been for a long time. But especially […]
Summit Learning Curriculum
The Summit Learning program advances racial justice and other social issues through curriculum lessons, projects, and tough conversations.
Hope Blecher, middle school teacher and Curriculum Coordinator at Yeshivat He’Atid in New Jersey shares how she took on project customization during a recent Summit Learning Project her students completed, and reflects on the impact project customization has on students.