Ethical Dining at School

By Amy Halpern-Laff

Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself. – John Dewey

John Dewey (1859-1952) was arguably the most consequential educational thinker of the twentieth century. According to Dewey, education should consist of meaningful activity in learning and participation in classroom democracy. Curriculum should be relevant to students’ lives as well as prepare […]

September 27th, 2017|Animal rights, Environment, Racism|

The Art of Social Justice: Behold the beautiful struggle!

The Museum as Ethics Classroom

By Adjoa Jones de Almeida

On February 9, 2017, a few weeks after Trump’s presidential inauguration and the Women’s March on Washington, the Brooklyn Museum held a historic gathering, entitled “Defending Immigrant Rights: A Brooklyn Call to Action.” The auditorium was packed to capacity and the energy in the room was palpable. […]

June 6th, 2017|Equality, Racism, Uncategorized|