Advice for Future Teachers
By Julia G. Thompson
Teaching Community

Where are all the teachers of color in Minneapolis and St. Paul schools? (Part 1)
October 21, 2012

Affirmative action for teachers: Too controversial for Minnesota nice? (Part 2)
October 21, 2012

Future teachers must show, not just tell, skills
The Associated Press
Tuesday, November 2, 2010

10 Things To Know About Choosing a College When You Want To Be a Teacher
by Mary C. Clement
Go TEACH – Future Educators Association
January 5, 2012

Wanted in Seattle classrooms: more teachers of color
By Brian M. Rosenthal
Seattle Times

Despite a growing body of evidence about its importance, Puget Sound-area public-school districts still can’t seem to build a diverse teaching corps.

Colorblindness: the New Racism?
Teaching Tolerance
Number 36: Fall 2009

Inclusion on the Bookshelf
Teaching Tolerance
Number 36: Fall 2009

Dominic and Victor are two boys who do lots of fun things together. They make up stories about clouds, they go swimming, they tell each other ghost stories and they ride roller coasters together. Victor even cheers at Dominic’s baseball games.

So begins the children’s book, My Pal, Victor/Mi Amigo, Victor (Raven Tree Press, 2004). Written for new readers, the book shows us Victor through the eyes of his best friend Dominic. The illustrations suggest the boys are alike in every way. It isn’t until the last page that we learn that the most important thing about Victor is that he accepts Dominic just the way he is. The two boys drape their arms across each other’s shoulders and we see: Victor is in a wheelchair.

Supporting New Teachers to Make Global Connections
Lisa Michelle Dabbs
Consultant, Blogger, Speaker, Presenter, Edutopia Group Moderator
November 20, 2012


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