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Examining Poverty, Inequity, and Hidden Biases

What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
How do bias and injustice affect the future?
How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
How is empathy a seed of social action?

Grade Level
Subject
Economics
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring Social Injustice and Discovering Who We Are

How are our identities today shaped by society?
Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domains
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Social Justice - Celebrating Diversity

How are people similar to and different from each other?
What are the benefits and challenges of living in a diverse society?
How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
How can we make connections across our differences?
How do communities become diverse?
What is the relationship between diversity and belonging?
Why is it...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Intent vs. Impact

Arthur and D.W.'s teacher modeled behavior for her. Who taught your norms and habits?
What are ideas someone told you that you didn't understand till years later, or kept evolving your understanding of?
When you've misunderstood something, how do you find out?
The way D.W. understood the situation changed over time. Did the way she understood herself change, too?
When...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
SEL
Social Justice Domains
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Teaching Mockingbird

How does society use language to shape racial identity?
What makes us who we are?
How are our identities today shaped by society?
Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
What does it feel like to be belittled or criticized because of your identity?
How can we make...

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