The COVID-19 outbreak and resulting social distancing guidelines affect the way we teach, learn and maintain relationships with our students and one another. These resources include a reminder to check our priorities, tips for making online courses culturally responsive and strategies for speaking up against coronavirus racism.
This week, we asked you what you needed in the face of uncertainty caused by school closures and the COVID-19 pandemic, and many responded. We compiled these lessons and resources to help guide you, your students and their caretakers right now.
This Women’s History Month, as always, it’s important to recognize that women’s rights include trans rights. You can begin by introducing your students to some of the activists and changemakers who fought—and continue to fight—for equal rights for all women.
This year marks the 55th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery march for voting rights. Hundreds of activists, students and educators organized and marched bravely in the face of racist violence and arrests. Use these resources to teach how the Selma organizers achieved one of the most significant victories of the civil rights era: the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Our #USvsHate project is a nationwide anti-bias initiative to amplify student voice and push back against messages of bias, bigotry and hate. Educators select and teach anti-hate lessons, and students create their own inclusive messages to share across school communities. Learn more here, and then join the challenge. We can’t wait to hear what your students have to say!