Evolving Toward Conscientious Language With Ethical Language Style Guides
by Marsha Rakestraw As we strive to become a more just and inclusive world, there is backlash against what has…
Resources for Teaching About Fake News & News Literacy
by Marsha Rakestraw In his recent book, Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era, Dr. Daniel Levinson…
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Books
by Sherman Alexie Little, Brown & Co, 2007. 230 pgs Grades 8 and up Arnold Spirit, Jr., is a 14-year-old…
What’s New Wednesday 3-1-17: News & Resources for Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
American Denial
Videos/Movies
by Llewellyn Smith ITVS/PBS, 2016 60 min “I was shocked and scared to the bones by all the evils I…
Refuse to Stay Silent: Resources for Teaching About LGBTQ and Gender Identity Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw The news is full of the aftermath of Orlando. People are holding memorials around the world. We’re…
Black Lives Matter Global Issues Guide
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested resources for issues surrounding the repeated violence against people of color (esp. black men and boys) in the…
How Online “Filter Bubbles” Are Influencing Your Reality (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “There is no standard Google anymore.” In his TED talk, Eli Pariser talks about an invisible shift…
Beware Online “Filter Bubbles”
Videos/Movies
In his TED talk (9:04 min), Eli Pariser talks about an invisible shift that’s happening online that can hinder our…
El Poder De La Palabra
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Las palabras tienen un enorme poder y con frecuencia asignan un valor. Esta actividad explora ejemplos de palabras según el…
11 Children’s Picture Books That Shatter Gender Stereotypes
by Marsha Rakestraw Just as we like to pretend that we live in a post-racial society, many of us want…
Resources for Teaching and Learning About Islamophobia
by Marsha Rakestraw The latest statistics from the FBI note that reported hate crimes have decreased from the previous year.…