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.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 14 Downloads
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 lesson, 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 do...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduction to the Holocaust
Young historians gain a well-rounded insight into the tragedy of the Holocaust by exploring pre-war Jewish life, reading and discussing survivor testimonies, and illustrating their understanding by using their own words and those of a...
7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 plan unit. The culture, unique heritage, and geography of the individual states are...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
Students 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 instructional activity uses art to convey the story of Ponce de Leon. Mild to moderately disabled students hear the story of the Fountain of Youth, examine a paining of Ponce de Leon, and act out a...
6th - 8th Special Education & Programs