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LEARNING PLAN

The Search for Justice in an Unjust World

  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • What shared beliefs have inspired social justice movements in history?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How can we effectively interrupt biased speech when we hear it?
  • Why is it important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • What factors are important to consider when choosing whether or not to speak up in the face of injustice?
  • How can individuals learn to talk about injustice and remain civil?
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    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
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    Teaching Tolerance 101: More than a Magazine

    Perhaps you get our magazine and you’ve used our films. But Teaching Tolerance offers so much more! As a new school year starts, we review some of our favorite—and most popular—TT resources.
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    The Analytical Approach To History

  • How has past History course setting affected your view on Historical Interpretation?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
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    The Religious Liberty Task Force Is More Sword Than Shield

    On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a task force that—in the name of “religious liberty”—threatens to systemically oppress LGBTQ students. The time for educators to demonstrate their allyship is now.
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    Sneak Preview! TT’s NEW LGBTQ Best Practices Guide

    We’ve learned a lot in the last few years about what LGBTQ students need to thrive. This excerpt from our forthcoming guide offers insight into how even small policy adjustments can make a big difference in the lives of queer and non-binary students.