"We tell our students to stand up for what is right. We tell our students to be the difference. Now is our time to be more than the ideology of words and be the models of change our students deserve to see."*
SABES has compiled the following resources to help us work with our students against racism and other social, economic, and ethical injustices. Please suggest others by reaching out to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*From "Teachers 'Cannot Stop at Conversations' About Racism," by Larry Ferlazzo, Education Week: https://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2020/06/teachers_cannot_stop_at_conversations_about_racism.html
- Equity Literacy Institute: Organization provides educational resources and professional development focused on issues of equity, multicultural education, and social justice.
- Leesa Renee Hall Exploring Bias One Field Trip at a Time: Provides self-inquiry tools and facilitates Contemplative Methodology workshops to help individuals and groups identify and unpack unconscious, implicit biases.
- Project Implicit: Harvard University’s Implicit Bias Test, available to the public, is a helpful resource enabling teachers to better understand their own implicit biases.
- Responsive Reads: The Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning provides a collection of fiction and non-fiction texts designed for K-12, but adaptable for adult learners, which reflect cultural and linguistic diversity.
- Racial Healing Allies: A Useful Tool in how Racial Autobiographies Can Heal Us at Work and in Life: Tovi C. Scruggs-Hussein shares personal life stories of eighteen leaders doing their racial inner work. www.ticiess.com
- Teaching for Change: Organization provides teachers and parents with tools for social justice education and engagement (for K-12 but adaptable).
- Three Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive: Article by Zaretta Hammond provides several effective strategies to design culturally responsive learning activities.
- Zinn Education Project: Organization promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history with resources, lessons, and professional development.