Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice

SOURCE Preteen students can gain confidence in their ability to navigate complex topics by using intersectionality to investigate social issues.By Lorena GermánAugust 11, 2020 Vladimir Vladimirov / iStock As a Dominican immigrant…

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A Tale Of Two Districts: How Schools Are Implementing Anti-Racism Curriculums

SOURCE As schools in the United States try to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, they're also opening during a racial reckoning across the country. Last month, a Black sixth-grade teacher…

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9 Picture Books for Preschoolers That Celebrate Diversity

SOURCE Books about diverse families teach young children to appreciate—and celebrate—differences in race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.By Gerard ViscoJuly 28, 2020 FatCamera / iStock Every June 12, America celebrates Loving Day, the…

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The Need to Teach the History Behind Current Events Has Rarely Been Clearer. Here’s How Some Teachers Are Getting Ready

SOURCE Some Teachers Are Getting Ready Demonstrators march towards the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Black Students Matter rally, which was organized by Educators for Equity on…

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Asian Americans Are Still Caught in the Trap of the ‘Model Minority’ Stereotype. And It Creates Inequality for All

SOURCE Inequality for All A musician and a girl in Topaz Internment Camp in Utah, July 1945 Apic/Getty ImagesIDEASBY VIET THANH NGUYEN JUNE 25, 2020 6:37 AM EDTViet Thanh Nguyen was born in…

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Employing Equity-Minded & Culturally-Affirming Teaching Practices in Virtual Learning Communities

This a recording of the free CORA webinar of March 26th featuring Dr. Luke Wood and Dr. Frank Harris entitled Employing Equity-Minded & Culturally-Affirming Teaching and Learning Practices in Virtual…

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Show Don’t Tell: Decolonize your classroom, syllabus, rules, and practices

Source: https://liberatedgenius.com/2018/decolonize-your-syllabus/?fbclid=IwAR1kYg4JO8E_ZooKAvkXrBH7yGtWgCDVtMMgVSmxT3qEvF71ipblUTnh2fM Sep 13, 2018 You say you are trying to be socially just? How? Does your classroom, curriculum, rules, and actions match your words? What are you doing to…

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15 Shocking Facts About Asian American History They Never Taught You in School

When I was in high school, my U.S. history teacher spent an entire month — I shit you not — teaching the class about Andrew Jackson’s love life, but he…

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