Here is a really interesting article studying a group of affluent teens in a social justice class – this publication was done through Boston University.
Looking for more games that can be played on the playground or in your classroom? Check out Playworks for a pretty exhaustive, searchable guide to games and resources on the study of play and facilitating games.
Thanks to Laura Freeman for sharing!
As policy-makers and educators confront the significant challenge of graduation and dropout rates, it is a small comfort to know that the work we do in after school (along with our many partners) has a significant influence on these numbers. Check out the brief article here from Afterschool Alliance:
For a more detailed analysis of the importance of after school on retention and graduation rates, check out this companion article:
Thanks to Cassie for sharing!
As if any of us would have any doubt about the need for anti-bias education that remains to be done, Humboldt University and Google have teamed up to map the prevalence of hate speech (at least on Twitter) in the U.S. Take a look…