‘Curriculum Violence’

A reader on our website  suggested we mention a recent article that focuses on ways to avoid and address curriculum-related trauma and includes many useful resources for educators. (The term ‘curriculum violence’ is used to call attention to the fact that what schools teach — and fail to teach —as well as how they teach can result in trauma to some children.)  ‘How to Address Trauma Related to Curriculum Violence’.  

Your kids can’t wait for bureaucrats to approve a new curriculum!

The best way to empower your students is to start now, weaving critical topics such as the climate crisis and social justice issues into the existing curriculum. This site has a number of ideas for teachers in just about every subject area and grade level, but they’re meant as examples to open the door for you and your colleagues to come up with more!