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Advisory Equity program

How can exploring our own identity deepen our capacity for empathy?
What makes us who we are?
How are our identities today shaped by society?
Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
History
Social Justice Domains
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Social Justice Curriculum

What groups do I belong to?
What are my identities?
How do I know I’m part of a group?
How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
How do people show that they are proud of...

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Social Justice: Teaching Cultural Diversity and Tolerance

What factors shape my students' values and belief systems?

What problem-solving strategies can individuals use to manage conflict and change?

In a culture, where we are bombarded with other people trying to define us, how do we make decisions for ourselves?

Grade Level
6-8
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Step One: Building a Class Constitution

What makes us who we are?
How are our identities today shaped by society?
Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
SEL
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domains
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#BlackLivesMatter #FeesMustFall #TahirSquare - Exploring Movements

What has led to mass activist movements?
What global narratives have the movements teased out?
What role has intersectionality played ?
The role of social media in growing movements?

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Slavery: Attempts to sustain inequity result in conflict, turning points, and change.

What is a turning point?
Why does inequity cause conflict?
How is inequity sustained?
Is change a solution to conflict?
What effect does injustice have on people and groups?

How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
History
Social Justice Domains
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Hayley Herr

How are people similar to and different from each other?
How does an individual benefit from living in a diverse society?
Why do we feel empathy for others when they are mistreated?
How would society be affected if no one took responsibility for standing up for others?
How can people with less power stand up to people with more power...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Geography
Arts
Math & Technology
Science & Health
Social Justice Domains