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From Birmingham to Parkland: Celebrate the Power of Young Voices

The young activists who emerged from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting offer educators a tremendous opportunity to celebrate the power of youth activism—past and present.
Adrienne van der Valk
Photo by Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press (Sipa via AP Images)

Teaching Social Justice in Elementary Music Class

With 40 minutes—or fewer—to spend with students each week, this elementary music teacher struggled to teach meaningful content. Then she began asking herself, "Who do I want my students to be when they leave my classroom?"
Crystalyn Snow Boyer

Teaching Consent Doesn't Have to Be Hard

What if teaching consent to middle school students was so easy and uncontroversial that every school did it? The good people at Power Up, Speak Out! believe that's possible.
Beth Hoover