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Design your own virtual field trip or integrate art and artifacts into your text sets as primary sources. The museum's collection is available to explore online, searchable by topic, date, name, object type, and place.
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Celebrate Black History Month with these lessons, for grades K-10.  Compiled by Achieve The Core.
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These free texts from CommonLit include primary source documents, poems, informational texts, and more. All include the grade and Lexile level of the text, along with a read-aloud function, translation capabilities, an annotation tool, and implementation resources such as discussion questions and…
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Described as "fast, accurate U.S. history," these free videos introduce well-known (and less well-known) topics in Black history. Topics range from Barack Obama's 2008 election, to school integration, to the first Black patent holders in the U.S.
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Go beyond trauma and struggle to examine the liberation, civic engagement, creativity, and intersecting identities of Black people during Black History Month.
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We can use math to explore and impact social justice issues in our lives and country. Our students live in the world, and by inviting them to explore what is happening around us, we allow them to bring their whole selves into our classrooms. We also give them space to make sense of the world in a…
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This resource includes a brief overview of the contributions of 11 famous African American mathematicians to mathematics and, more broadly, to STEM. Some mathematicians have a short video, while others have a summary reading.  For your math class, you could present one mathematician per day and ask…
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These teacher-designed materials are effective ESOL and AE teaching tools and will help provide a safe and welcoming classroom. They are associated with the “Talking about Race” issue of The Change Agent (Issue #42).   All the materials are freely provided. “Existing While Black”: A Worksheet for…
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This is a curated list of resources and on-demand professional development for those working on, or planning, MassSTEP programs (IET and IELCE programs).  For all MassSTEP guidance from ACLS (Adult and Community Learning Services), please refer to the MassSTEP ACLS webpage, which includes the…
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UPDATED for 2022! This collection includes a printable teacher's guide and student packet plus other supporting materials that can be downloaded below as Word documents or PDFs. The activities can be used in a traditional classroom setting but are also designed for a teacher to work through…