An instructors guide for "A More Just Future," which confronts the deeply rooted, seemingly intractable problem of racism in America, and the pervasive denial, minimizing, and whitewashing of racism in national narratives. Author Dolly Chugh—a Harvard‑educated, award‑winning social psychologist at the NYU Stern School of Business—says we need to change the stories we tell about America and Americans.
In three short lessons, students will explore three types of literary devices using The New York Times Magazine’s Poem column.
How can music represent a mix of cultures? What role does music play in our diverse identities? How can music reveal complex histories? These are some of the questions explored by the short lesson plans below as they spotlight three examples of music from Latin America.
An exploration of Native Americans fighting to ensure representation, repatriation and recognition. Aimed at teachers and students, relevant to anyone who cares about social justice.
A deep dive into racial segregation in schools. Aimed at teachers and students, but relevant for anyone who cares about education and social justice.
Served as judge for student writing contest. Winners published in The New York Times.
Can you tell a meaningful and interesting true story from your life in just 100 words? That’s the challenge we posed to teenagers this fall with our 100-Word Personal Narrative Contest, a storytelling form popularized by Modern Love’s Tiny Love Stories series.
Served as judge evaluating student entries in profile writing contest. Not only did students have to find someone interesting to interview, then develop questions designed to draw that person out, but they had to edit the resulting conversation into a cogent and compelling Q. and A. of no more than 700 words. .