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Can We Teach Empathy?
Editor’s Note: The “I, Witness” blog series explores the ethics, challenges, and possibilities of teaching and conducting oral history. Alisa Del Tufo, center, with storytelling workshop participants Alisa Del Tufo is the founder of Threshold …


A Tale of Two Everyday Heroes
By Lisa Thyer, English teacher at Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Palos Hills, Illinois Like any good English teachers, my colleague Mary and I were always looking for new ways to engage our students. Oral …


Who Benefits? Power and Privilege in Oral History Projects
Editor’s Note: This is the first post in the “I, Witness” blog series, which explores the ethics, challenges, and possibilities of teaching and conducting oral history. Rick Ayers is an assistant professor of education at the University of …