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Disability and Diversity
Students list the problems with your school's physical environment for people with some of the disabilities already listed. They also list some of the problems with some peoples' attitudes and suggest problem-solving remedies.
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Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
8th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair
Students develop disability awareness. In this character building and diversity activity, students listen to the book The Story of Taylor and his Wheelchair by James Riggio Heelan, then describe things that were difficult for Taylor to...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Young scholars connect the symbols from the design of the United States Mint Fifty State Quarters Program to our country's history in this five-lesson unit. The culture, unique heritage, and geography of the individual states are probed.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
Pre-K - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
New Review A Global Perspective on Immigration
To gain a global perspective on immigration, groups investigate and create a map of the migration patterns in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Class members then examine the background, immigration history, and...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Prelude to the Revolutionary War
Work on analyzing primary source documents and informational text with a set of reference material about the American Revolution. Middle schoolers read about the precursors and significant events of the Revolutionary War, and demonstrate...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Including the Disabled Student
Young scholars read and discuss the history of special education in public schools related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Students work in groups to design ways to modify classroom activities based on the needs of a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
History of Ponce de Leon in Florida
Based in sound Educational Theory, this lesson uses art to convey the story of Ponce de Leon. Mild to moderately disabled young scholars hear the story of the Fountain of Youth, examine a paining of Ponce de Leon, and act out a scene as...
6th - 8th Special Education & Programs