Because We Can Change the World

A Practical Guide to Building Cooperative, Inclusive Classroom Communities

Mara Sapon-Shevin


Change the world, one classroom at a time!

Mara Sapon-Shevin skillfully blends vision statements, stories, and strategies to guide teachers in

promoting social justice and creating classrooms that allow all children to experience academic success. This new edition of a highly acclaimed book:

  • Provides a powerful vision of diverse, inclusive elementary classrooms
  • Discusses the barriers to creating cooperative classrooms and how they can be overcome
  • Offers activities, songs, and children’s literature that promote acceptance and understanding
  • Includes new “Reframing Our Work” sections with reflective questions that help readers examine their own beliefs and teaching practices

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