Tools of Collaboration: Empowering Children to Become Active Participants in Their World

Author Janet Robertson said, “Engaging with children in troublesome thinking is problematic, but important. Ignoring the hard stuff and only engaging in the fluff and fun from curriculum choices is to keep underground issues of social justice and to further silence and compound the inequity.” As educators, we often find ourselves face-to-face with the monstrous world that surrounds our students.