Shields, S. S., Fendler, R., & Henn, D. (2020). A vision of civically engaged art education: Teens as arts-based researchers. Studies in Art Education, 61(2), 123–141. This study explores how an art-based program engaged students as agents of change.
Berk, S. (2016). Designing for the future of education requires design education. Art Education, 69(6), 16–20. This article looks at design thinking as an important concept to teach in K-12 education. Designing is a higher order thinking skill.
Neem, J. N. (2018). Does the common core further democracy? A response to “The Common Core and democratic education: Examining potential costs and benefits to public and private autonomy.” Democracy & Education, 26(1). This article offers a critical view of the Common Core Standards.
Pill, S., & SueSee, B. (2017). Including critical thinking and problem solving in physical education. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 88(9), 43–49. This article argues in favor of critical and problem solving in physical education classes. Strategies and practices are offered as recommendations.
Learning for Justice (2021). Social justice standards. This webpage explains the purpose of the Social Justice Standards, lists all of the standards and links to free professional development on each domain.
Boland, M., Simmons, M., & Soots, B. (n.d.). Washington models for the evaluation of bias and content and instructional materials. Open Educational Resources. This article and webpage explain the Washington model for evaluation and links to a pdf of the tool. There are additional examples of how to evaluate for bias.