Science and Health

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What is Body Image?

Lesson

17 February 2014 This is the first lesson of the series,  I See You, You See Me: Body Image and Social Justice , which helps students ...
Different Images of Beauty

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17 February 2014 This is the third lesson of the series,  I See You, You See Me: Body Image and Social Justice , designed to help ...
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Body Image

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17 February 2014 This final lesson of the series,  I See You, You See Me: Body Image and Social Justice , which helps students think ...
Toolkit for “When Bad Things Happen”

Toolkit

7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “When Bad Things Happen,” and provides professional-development resources to support ...
Toolkit for “Serving Up Food Justice at School”

Toolkit

7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Serving Up Justice at School,” and provides a classroom activity that engages students ...
Toolkit for “Out at Last”

Toolkit

7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Out at Last,” and provides professional-development resources to support LGBT ...
Toolkit for “Just Science”

Toolkit

14 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Just Science,” and provides a classroom resource to help students probe deeper to ...
Toolkit for “I Am Asian American”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “I Am Asian American,” and provides professional-development resources to help teachers ...
Toolkit for “Gender Spectrum”

Toolkit

7 May 2013 Gender-fluid young people navigate a variety of gender-specific spaces throughout their day at school. From seating charts based on gender to dress codes and roles in ...
Toolkit for “Fostering Allies”

Toolkit

7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the Summer 2013 article “Fostering Allies,” and provides professional-development support to ...
Toolkit for “Move to the Music”

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21 January 2013 Educators have long used music to inspire, engage and teach their students. Whether by tapping into popular culture or reaching back through history, songs and ...
Our Bodies and the Media

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This is the second lesson of the series, I See You, You See Me: Body Image and Social Justice , which helps students think about their bodies and body image as related to broader issues of social justice ...
Portfolio Activity for “Story Corner: An Unlikely Friendship”

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This activity is to accompany the Teaching Tolerance article “ Story Corner: An Unlikely Friendship .” Vocabulary disability [dis- uh - bil -i-tee]  ( noun ) ...
Portfolio Activity for “Weighing In”

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The activity is to accompany the Teaching Tolerance article " Weighing In ." As the number of obese and overweight children grows, so does size bias. Reflection ...
Create an Anti-Cyberbullying Sign Campaign

Activity Exchange

Cyberbullying is a serious concern in today’s schools. Since it can happen to a student at home as well as in school, it can be more pervasive and traumatic for victims than traditional bullying. An ...
Using Tootsie Roll Pops to Teach Tolerance

Activity Exchange

This activity helps students increase respect for differences and gain a deeper understanding of universal similarities. Draw two columns on the board, labeled “On the Outside” ...
The People Puzzle

Activity Exchange

Each fall, I look forward to the joy and adventures of teaching new students. The more the students and I understand about one another, the richer their learning experiences. In ...
Stitching It Together

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This lesson is the fourth and final in a series called “ Family Tapestry .” One goal of these lessons is to help students recognize and accept differences among themselves and within the larger community. ...
My Family Journey!

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This lesson is the second in the series “ Family Tapestry .” One goal of these lessons is to help students recognize and accept differences among themselves and within the larger community. Another is to ...
My Family Rocks!

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This lesson is the first in the series “ Family Tapestry .” One goal of these lessons is to help students recognize and accept differences among themselves and within the larger community. Another is to ...
Food Deserts: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

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Increases in obesity and diet-related diseases are major health problems in the United States. During the last 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in the nation’s obesity rates, correlating with ...
Family Colors: Interviewing Our Families

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This lesson is the fourth in a series called “ The Different Colors of Beauty .” The goal is to help students develop their racial or ethnic identities in a safe and open classroom environment, while being ...
Trading Cards That Honor True Greatness

Activity Exchange

Each year in my elementary art classroom, students learn about a diverse group of black men and women in honor of Black History Month (this activity, though, is relevant throughout the year). ...
A Healthy Way to Show Feelings

Activity Exchange

Individuals of all ages can find it difficult to identify and express their feelings in a positive way. At the elementary level, many students need a springboard for ...
Gender Doesn't Limit You

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Six lessons that address a particular form of gender bullying that help students to take a stand against gender bullying. ...
Universal Design

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In this lesson, students learn about the principles of universal design, analyze examples of it, and develop their own product, communication or environment in accordance with its principles. ...
Treating People With Dignity

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In this lesson, students will explore the ways people with a critical health condition or disease might feel, as well as various ways they can support and show compassion toward those who are living with an ...
Health Disparities

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This lesson explores the concept of health disparities for socially disadvantaged groups (e.g., youth of color and LGBT youth). Students are encouraged to examine the causes and impact of these disparities and ...
Paying With Their Health

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Unwilling or unable to complain about working conditions, immigrants routinely suffer chronic problems brought about by pesticide use, harsh weather and the lack of proper equipment. Using primary sources, ...
Act it Out

Activity Exchange

I teach writing and drama for seventh- through 12th-grade students who are home-schooled, financially secure and white. Racial and religious stereotyping issues frequently come up ...
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