Resources Tagged With: diversity
Five states, California, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon and Colorado have mandates for public schools to teach LGBT-inclusive curriculum, which varies from the roles and contributions of LGBT figures in history to sex education. Yet experts say there is very little to enforce these requirements, whether that’s districts implementing the curriculum to teachers using it in their classrooms. Read more ›
Since COVID-19 became news in the United States, hate speech and violence against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has spiked.
We can encourage you to explore the following resources to learn more about history of anti-Asian racism, why it is on the rise, and the steps we can all take to address it.
When books contain experiences and characters to which children can relate, they foster a positive self-concept and respect for diversity. This collection of children’s books curated by Anti-Defamation League address issues of identity, bias and bullying. Featured books come with discussion guides for teachers and parents. Read more ›
BlackPast.org is a 6,000+ page reference center dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history and the history of more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world. Read more ›
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. Read more ›
Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was part of a team that did mathematical calculations to help launch satellites—and later humans—into space.
Every time you print something, you can thank Mark E. Dean, who, along with a colleague, developed a system that allowed computers to communicate with printers and other devices.
And in 1992, Mae Jemison was the United States’ first female African-American space traveler.
In honor of Black History Month, the National Education Association has assembled a collection of educational materials to help K-12 educators integrate African-American culture and history into the curriculum. Read more ›
How Difficult ‘Day After’ Discussions with Students Can Help Them Process the Present and Prepare for the Future
Staring at the faces of the middle school teachers on her computer screen, Principal Laina Cox felt the tears welling up — again. They were discussing an email she’d sent the night before. The subject line read: “Living history.”