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Teaching Courage in a Postmodern World

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of several activists who visited our Boston classroom last spring as part of a filmmaking unit on courage ...
Speak Up!

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feeling brave enough to wear a rainbow pin in public, those around the table applauded her courage ...
Finding the Courage to Act

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heard I possess courage. I disagree. I can embrace only part of the courage label. For too ... died. When I did act – albeit a terribly, tragically belated act – it was not all of “courage ...
The Art of Courage

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to her, but she knew it had taken a lot of courage for Gary to speak up. "I did my best ... her sexual orientation. Creative work requires both the courage to risk putting one's project ...
The Courage to Speak Up

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or calling out in class. It is a courageous expression of identity. And in our culture, where homophobia ... corner! (the courage speak) (Sexual Orientation) ...
Standing For a GSA Took Courage

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to exist and to thrive. I’d hoped to find the courage to remind my administration and nearby community ... disrespecting their courageous decision to take a stand. These conflicts required me to carefully defend ...
Why I Teach: Learning What Courage Means

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think of Leslie and the courage she showed in eighth grade when she returned to school. She accepted who ... of Leslie’s courage, my hands never shake as I type or dial. I am simply ready to teach another student a most ...
Appendix D: Resources

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RELATED ARTICLES Online Hate: Unfriend or Speak Up The Courage to Speak Up   ...
What Issues Inspire You?

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with an eye towards equity. And—like our predecessors—we need to find the courage to take a stand together ... and learning for Teaching Tolerance.  “The opposite of courage isn’t cowardice; it is conformity.” ... students.   What made this demonstration extraordinary was the enormous courage on display that day. ...
“Hang Out” With Anti-bias Education Experts

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about how to sustain courageous conversations around race? And how conversations about race can lead ...
Weeding Out Hate, Sowing Love

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in Charleston, South Carolina. With anti-bias education and plenty of courage and diligence, there is hope ...
A Tale of Two Teachers

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to stop.  I’m thankful every day that she had the courage to talk to me—who knows how long she had ...
Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

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related to injustice. By role-playing, researching people who have made courageous ethical decisions, ... researching people who have made courageous ethical decisions, and writing about their own role models, ... and recognize modern day American heroes—courageous people who have made or are making a real difference ...
Who Is Your Teacher Today?

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someone who could help you, get support to do it! Ask a friend or loved one to help you gather the courage ...
Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot

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This film (formerly titled One Person, One Vote ) tells the story of a courageous group of students and teachers ... the story of a courageous group of students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought ...
Perspectives

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in the world of anti-bias education. “The opposite of courage isn’t ... courage on display that day. It was the first time in the civil rights movement, Branch writes, ... with an eye towards equity. And—like our predecessors—we need to find the courage to take a stand together ...
Toolkit for The Day I Swam Into a New World

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world, daydreaming, feeling silly and wishing she had never said anything, gathering her courage, she ...
Bridge to the Ballot

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communities. Film Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot tells the story of a courageous group ... educators to take inspiration from teachers in Selma and find the courage to take a stand when they see ...
The Day I Swam Into a New World

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their courage. “Let’s go,” her father said briskly, and with that, they entered.  “Welcome to the Community ...
We Can All Step In

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Martin's report caused me to reflect on my own experiences. It takes some courage to stand up, speak out ... It was Khalid. I expressed my sincerest gratitude for his bravery and courage. Humble, Khalid apologized ... and friendly. I do. I believe it was Khalid’s act of courage and responsibility that provided the necessary ...
Finding My Voice Through Cartoons

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how to share the words that tormented me with anyone. I did not have the courage to evoke ... me and what peeved me.  I finally found the passion, the courage to speak up through my words, ... them. To know it is an act of courage to speak up. Even if they do not immediately find ...
'Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot'

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today.  The 40-minute documentary—created specifically for classrooms—tells the story of a courageous ... and courage of the students in the film to consider what issues today would inspire them to stand up ...
Toolkit for Making Space

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Courageous Conversations by Tran Kim-Senior Tran Kim-Senior, an assistant director in the admissions ...
Teach the News With 'Perspectives'

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of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, honoring the courage shown and the blood spilled by demonstrators marching ...
Toolkit for “Bring It Home”

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for a GSA Took Courage” http://www.tolerance.org/blog/standing-gsa-took-courage “THIS is Why We Need ...
Lights, Camera, Social Action!

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in the classroom.” Knight recently taught a unit on the meaning of courage. His students began with an essential question: “What does courage look like in [a specific social justice context]?” They studied ... that in,” says Knight. “It was connecting back to the essential question, ‘How is this young man courageous ...
The Double Standard of Coming Out

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In sports, machismo and closeted sexuality prevail. And players courageous enough to talk about their sexual orientation are, sadly, not on equal footing.  ... indication, the climate of homophobia and machismo in sports must be overwhelming. Collins’ courage ...
Speak Up at School

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the skills to speak up themselves and who want to help their students find the courage to speak up too. ...
Who's Helen Keller?

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of Courage For the purposes of this investigation, I chose six picture books published from 1965 through ... is to be remembered for two things after she grew up: her "courage" and her "work with the blind and deaf." Young Helen Keller, Woman of Courage , by Anne Benjamin, is typical. The first 29 pages ...
Let’s Hear It for Youth Activists!

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and won the annual Courage in Student Journalism Award.  ... They decided to run an underground paper, The Red Pen , and won the annual Courage in Student Journalism ...