SITE is a society of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). The organization promotes the development and dissemination of theoretical knowledge, conceptual research, and professional practice knowledge through conferences, books, projects, and the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE).
Pedagogue is a social media network where educators can share advice, strategies, tools, hacks, resources, and more, and work together to improve their teaching skills and the academic performance of the students in their charge.
I am completely unmoved by the debate over the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools. I fully understand that CRT is an esoteric theory that’s used in law school and doctoral programs as one of many frameworks of analyzing historic and present policies and phenomena. But I understand what people really mean when they argue that CRT should not be present in schools: schools should not talk about things that make children feel uncomfortable, like antiracism. Schools should not indoctrinate children or make them feel bad about what they learn in school, especially if school is teaching them to feel guilty about being the big, bad, evil, privileged white oppressor.
The nonpartisan, nonprofit News Literacy Project (NLP) has launched a tool for teachers to help them fight disinformation and strengthen news literacy. The tool is aimed in part at highlighting the importance of the First Amendment and value of the free press.