David's Recent Stories
Education Mar 21Opinion: Why ‘Black Panther’ and other comic books belong in the classroom
With the massive success of “Black Panther,” the latest blockbuster from Marvel, the time is ripe for educators to embrace comic books as legitimate teaching and learning tools.
Education Nov 15Teaching kids about Thanksgiving or Columbus? They deserve the real story
My students felt betrayed, angry even, that throughout their elementary and middle school years, teachers had pushed a fake narrative, or had done little, if anything, to correct the record.
Education Jul 25Column: How I use George Washington to make kids care about ‘fake news’
History and journalism teacher David Cutler explains how he helps students discern fact from deception with a lesson from the Revolutionary War.
Education Feb 23Column: How to help students discover the whole truth
Editor’s note: Educators across the country have had to confront the rise in influence of “fake news” or online news hoaxes, particularly in the wake of the election when the phrase became a buzz word. How do we instill in…