July 2018

Using art to take ownership of the history of school segregation

As a former classroom teacher and educator at the New York Historical Society, Katie Fuller knows the possibilities of learning through stories and artifacts.

By asking students questions about art, the act of learning becomes reciprocal. Students gets to tell the teacher what they see, and bring their own experience to the table. Their interpretation of the art — and, by extension, history and the world around them — matters.

That’s why Fuller spearheaded Race + Revolution: Still Separate, Still Unequal, a traveling exhibit of art that...

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