Lesson for teaching about racism: students explore examples of racism, consider perspectives, and discuss ways to eradicate racism in our society.Read more »
At the end of your very long life, a child asks you what you did to help make the world so much better. Guide students through this visualization to help them get in touch with their power to make positive change.
Recommended grades: 6 and up
Time: 10-20 minutes
What are the problems of the world? What tools and skills do I have to make a positive impact? This activity can serve as a good icebreaker to allow fellow advocates to know each other better and to focus on important issues, or it can serve as an introduction for exploring what each (and all) of us can do for positive social change.
Recommended grades: 6 and up
Time: 30 minutes or more
Find books, films, lesson plans, articles, and other useful resources for learning and teaching about issues related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence, and movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp.Read more »
Find resources (articles, videos, reports, lesson plans, etc.) that explore issues affecting people who are gender fluid (or questioning), gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender, or questioning, and that seek positive solutions that uphold and protect their rights as human beings. Use these resources to help learn more and/or teach about these issues. Curated by the Institute…Read more »
Introduction: Sayyid Duja has been an educator and researcher for more than 20 years and has worked and volunteered in 30 countries across the globe. Driven by a passion for educational intervention and social renewal, he has founded schools based on IHE’s MOGO (most good) and solutionary philosophies and seeks to impact and transform education…Read more »
Zoe Weil is a blogger for Psychology Today, and we share her blog posts here. As a child, I loved Barbie dolls and crafting Barbie stories with my friends. Getting a new outfit for Barbie — especially when I could pick it out myself at the nearby toy store — filled me with joy. But…Read more »
Introduction: Ayo Magwood (Uprooting Inequity LLC) is an educational consultant specializing in in-depth, evidence-based education on historical and structural racism. These seminars include primary and secondary historical evidence, data, quantitative maps, research studies and original diagrams/images, and each session represents 300-400 hours of research, synthesis, and graphic design work. Ayo is also writing a book…Read more »
In this document, you’ll find recommended books in several categories and on a variety of subjects. You’ll find books for adults on education, social justice, environmental sustainability, animal protection, and culture and change-making. We have also curated a series of children’s books for educators and parents to use, and you’ll find links to these compilations…Read more »