29 Aug '14

News How I used the Ferguson riots to teach racial equality in school

Some teachers avoid controversy, but US teacher Chris Sloan believes the Missouri protests can foster debate about equalityAt some point in every teachers career, we have to deal with sensitive issues. As my school year began last week, the events in Ferguson, Missouri, filled the news outlets and became the subject of some vital conversations with my students.Before the first class had begun, a student approached me and asked: Have you been keeping up with whats going on in Ferguson? Something like that happened here too. Continue reading...

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