Sara Ahmed

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Sara Ahmed has taught in urban, suburban, public, independent, and international schools. She is currently teaching middle school literacy and social studies using the inquiry model at Harlem Village Academy and has taught at The Bishop's School in La Jolla, California, and the Burley School in Chicago. Sara is coauthor with Harvey "Smokey" Daniels of Upstanders: How to Engage Middle School Hearts and Minds with Inquiry (slated for release Fall 2014). She is a member of teacher leadership teams for Facing History and Ourselves, an international organization devoted to developing critical thinking and empathy for others. Sara's classroom is designed to help her young adolescent students to consider their own identities and to take action in the world in socially responsible ways.