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What is Body Image?

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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 ...
Editorial Cartoons: Poverty/Environmental Justice

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17 February 2014 This is the fourth lesson in the series " Using Editorial Cartoons to Teach Social Justice ." People who ...
Editorial Cartoon: Racial Profiling

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17 February 2014 This is the second lesson in the series " Using Editorial Cartoons to Teach Social Justice ." ...
Editorial Cartoon: Intolerance

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17 February 2014 Activities will help students see how artists can use cartoons to express their opinions about society and culture. ...
Women’s Suffrage

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17 February 2014 This lesson is the fourth in a series called  Expanding Voting Rights . The overall goal of the series is for students ...
Should Your Hairstyle Be A Constitutional Right?

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17 February 2014 This lesson uses the strategies of “student questioning for purposeful learning” (SQPL) and jigsaw grouping to engage ...
Recognizing the Undocumented

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17 February 2014 This lesson features activities that will make students aware of the roles that undocumented immigrants play in the ...
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 ...
Fighting Hunger

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17 February 2014 This lesson encourages students to investigate domestic hunger in the United States as well as in their own communities ...
Advertisements of Our Own

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17 February 2014 This is the thirteenth lesson in the Reading Ads with a Social Justice Lens series.   This final lesson gives ...
Art and Activism Reflection: Looking Back on What We’ve Learned

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22 July 2013 Reflecting on work and lessons learned is the best way to ensure that students synthesize various aspects of a learning ...
Exhibition: Sharing and Celebrating Our Mural with Others in Our Community

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22 July 2013 Inviting others to celebrate children’s work is important for so many different reasons. It gives students a sense of ...
Activate Activism: Creating Our Mural: Part Two

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22 July 2013 As students move forward with work on their activist murals, it will be important for them to think about managing their ...
Activate Activism: Creating Our Mural: Part One

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22 July 2013 Making art together is one of the most important ways students can engage in a collaborative process, and talk about the ...
Activate Activism: Planning Our Mural

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28 June 2013 Once students have been able to identify a message they would like to communicate collaboratively, it is important for them ...
Activate Activism: Planning Our Message

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28 June 2013 This lesson begins a long-term collaborative project that consolidates thinking about art as a tool for activism.  ...
Art and Racial Justice: What is in a Self-Portrait?

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28 June 2013 Just as portraits give us a window into how artists see their subjects and what messages they might be trying to send about ...
Art and Social Justice: What is a Portrait?

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28 June 2013 Students will: become familiar with the genre of photographic portraiture. analyze ways that portrait ...
Identifying the Need for Activism

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11 June 2013 What’s the big deal about activism? Is activism really needed in order for change to occur? Activism is something that ...
Defining Activism

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11 June 2013 If you were to ask a young person “What is community?” they might pause and think for a moment before giving an answer. ...
Art and Accessibility: Study of Design

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5 June 2013 The disability rights movement makes use of art in a very direct way: Designers play a crucial role in building a world that ...
Art and LGBT Rights: Study of Symbols

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5 June 2013 Children see symbols around them every day, often without explicitly understanding either the history or the meaning behind ...
Who Are the Activists in My Community?

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5 June 2013 Activism is something that happens in every community in so many different ways, yet it often goes unacknowledged or ...
Art and Community Activism

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5 June 2013 All children have some experience with being part of a community, through connections with their family, their school and ...
Changing Demographics: What Can We Do to Promote Respect?

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23 May 2013 In this lesson, students consider actions we can take to promote respect and ensure equality for all people living in the ...
How Will Human Rights Play Out with Changing Demographics?

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21 May 2013 In this lesson, students consider how the nation’s changing demographic profile relates, if at all, to social justice and ...
Art Expression Through Music

Activity Exchange

15 May 2013 Gale Bournazian-Ybarra This activity uses music and ...
Toolkit for “When Bad Things Happen”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “When Bad Things Happen,” and provides professional-development resources to support ...
Toolkit for “Uncommon Ground”

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7 May 2013 This toolkit accompanies the article “Uncommon Ground,” and provides a classroom activity to celebrate diversity and build ...
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