As you may have heard, February is Black History Month and yes, there’s only one week left! But don’t worry if it seems as though the shortest month of the year has gotten away from you; Follow this link for a collection Read More …
Category: Social Justice
Interesting articles on both local and global issues that teachers should be aware of.
Pronouns and the New Semester
Next month, for many of us, brings classrooms full of new faces and names to learn. If it is not part of your practice already, consider introducing yourself to your classes next term with your pronouns, and encourage your students Read More …
Resources to Talk about the events of Jan 6th with your Students
Click here to check out an excellent blog post with concrete and relevant tips and ideas for discussing the current events unfolding in the United States.
How Poverty Affects our Classrooms
A great article on Poverty and it’s affects on our students AND teachers. http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/poverty-hard-on-b-c-students-and-teachers-educator-says-1.4006939
Seeds of Social Justice Newsletter
Here is the monthly copy of the BCTF Seeds of Social Justice March newsletter. Enjoy.
September Social Justice Newsletter
The BCTF September Social Justice newsletter is now available. http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=42738 Check it out as well as the many resources available on the BCTF Social Justice site.
Latest Social Justice Newsletter
Click HERE to find a copy of the latest “Seeds of Social Justice” BCTF Social Justice Newsletter.
Seeds of Social Justice – Great Links and Information on LGBTQ
Check out the BCTF Seeds of Social Justice Newsletter. It’s a great resource for information on LGBTQ and upcoming social justice events.
BC Budget 2016 won’t help most British Columbians
Yesterday senior economist Iglika Ivanova and I were at the BC budget lockup — where journalists, community organizations, the official opposition and others examined the budget before it was released to the public. After the lockup, Iglika did a whirlwind round Read More …
Some great links to the BCTF’s Social Justice Program
The BCTF’s province-wide social justice network includes six social justice action groups. Each action group is composed of four members from the provincial Committee for Action on Social Justice (CASJ), and they are all classroom teachers. The purpose of the action groups is Read More …