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What Is the Model Minority Myth?

The myth of the “model minority” is pervasive. It does real damage. And Asian American students aren’t the only ones it harms.
LEARNING PLAN

English/Social Studies

  • 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?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How can we celebrate what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Studies
    Civics
    History
    Economics
    Geography
    Arts
    ELL / ESL
    Math & Technology
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Teaching Tolerance

  • How can I be kind to all people?
  • How do I speak up when I see people treated unfairly?
  • Grade Level
    K-2
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains
    ARTICLE

    Students Know the College-Admissions System Is Rigged

    When news of the college-admissions cheating scandal broke this week, young people knew it was wrong and many weren’t surprised. Here’s how you can help them tap into their power in spite of it.
    LEARNING PLAN

    Equity in Relationships

  • What does equity in relationships look like?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    Science & Health
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    Different Perspectives

  • What would the world be like if there was no kindness? Why is kindness important?
  • What do we find when we look from other people's perspective?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • What makes us who we are?
  • 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?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Civics
    Social Justice Domains
    LEARNING PLAN

    What is ASD (Autism)

  • What is ASD? How do people with ASD want to be treated? What actions can you take to be mindful of supporting others?
  • How are our identities today shaped by society?
  • Grade Level
    6-8
    Subject
    Reading & Language Arts
    Social Justice Domains