What does it mean to teach social studies for social justice?

How can teacher educators support candidates in preparing to assume justice-oriented agency?

What are the challenges associated with teaching for social justice in heavily-regulated classrooms?

This site engages these questions and more, as we learn from the advice of veteran, justice-oriented social studies teachers and teacher educators from around the country. Click the links at left to learn more about this project, read teachers' letters of advice, and order a copy of our book Preparing to Teach Social Studies for Social Justice: Becoming a Renegade (Teachers College Press, 2016).


(Print, ebook and exam copies available now. Or, check out the review in the June 2016 issue of Mid-Western Educational Researcher)

This project is a collaboration among lead authors Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Alison G. Dover and Nick Henning, and 22 justice-oriented social studies teachers from across the U.S..  Click the links at left to learn more about the authors and participating teachers, and read the teachers' letters of advice.