Social Justice Standards
Social Justice Standards and Learning Plan Builder from Learning for Justice
Facing History Facing History’s resources address racism, antisemitism, and prejudice at pivotal moments in history; we help students connect choices made in the past to those they will confront in their own lives.
Teaching Ideas and Resources to Help Students Make Sense of the George Floyd Protests
Learning for Justice: Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma (May 8, 2020)
Learning for Justice: Let’s Talk! Discussing Race, Racism and Other Difficult Topics with Students
African American Art Teacher Resources Lesson plans, videos and artist interviews from the Smithsonioan American Art Museum.
National Association of School Psychologists: Talking About Race and Privilege: Lesson Plan for Middle and High School Students
Teaching Tolerance Classroom Resources (with search filters)
Zinn Education Project, African American History teaching activities
Teaching for Black Lives, Rethinking Schools
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta L. Hammond
Tenets of Culturally Relevant Pedagogies and Similar Frameworks
New York State Education Department: Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework
A Conversation with former SCCOE Superintendent Michael Watkins on The Importance of Black History (2/25/22)
Black History: Sustaining the Conversation in Challenging Times (Multiple resources from SC/SVNTP and SCCOE)
This site is the result of a Student Capstone Project designed to address the representation and equity issues within the publishing industry. It contains a database of over 100 children's books with inclusive topics, representational characters, and largely #OwnVoices authors. The books are sorted alphabetically by Lexile Level and Amazon's Grade Recommendations.
See the creator of the website, student Sophia Wright, '21, Pacific Collegiate School, describe her inspiration and process for this project in this video introduction.