Rebecca Coven is a 10th-grade advisor and English teacher at The Workshop School, a public project-based school in West Philadelphia. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and a member of the Caucus of Working Educators. Rebecca uses her work in the classroom to help her students become active and engaged citizens in their communities. She is a recipient of the 2018 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching. Follow her on Twitter at @RCovs1201.

Articles by Rebecca

Teaching About Mass Incarceration: From Conversation to Civic Action

How one teacher uses the study of mass incarceration to help students learn about civic action and see themselves as change makers.

Teaching About Mass Incarceration: The Ongoing Narrative of Racial Oppression

We need to talk about mass incarceration in schools, and the conversation can’t stop after one discussion.