Respect for Differences Teacher Resources
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Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling lesson uses a specific rape case to launch research into a discussion of the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
First Person: Diversity in Video Gaming
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others
Learners discuss respect for the traditions of all Canadian families. They prepare presentations for the class based on the traditions of their family. Student displays may include bulletin boards, posters, or oral presentations. Student...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Culture and Environment: What's the Connection?
Seventh graders work in small groups and imagine they are on a field trip-and their plane crashes. No one is hurt, but students need to brainstorm resources they would need to survive. Each group develops a chart to record the...
7th Social Studies & History
New Review American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures
What is the difference between a civil and criminal judicial proceeding? Learners follow the history of law back to the Code of Hammurabi, and differentiate between various types of laws in American society.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Is it really that big of a deal if the global climate undergoes a little change? Young environmentalists consider this very question as they discuss in small groups the impact of different climate change scenarios on their lives, their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Awareness of Cultural and Faith Traditions
Seventh graders investigate religious traditions. In this cultural diversity lesson, 7th graders conduct family interviews with families other than their own to learn about the heritage of their peers. Students report their findings to...
7th Social Studies & History
Understanding the Aboriginal Experience
Students gain awareness of Aboriginal people's history and culture. In this diversity lesson, students watch the film Rabbit-Proof Fence and compare and contrast the Aboriginal people's experiences with those of Native Americans. They...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History