Below are links to resources on educating for diversity and social justice.
Since 1972, Milwaukee Public Schools has used Teaching and Learning Goals to guide curriculum. Last revised in 1996, Teaching and Learning Goal 1 focuses on anti-racism and diversity.
In 2007, Milwaukee Public Schools completed a five-year self evaluation on the status of non-discrimination and equality of educational opportunities.
Educators’ Network for
Social Studies Task Force
MAJC – Hands Across the
Planning to Change the World is a plan book for educators who believe their students can and will change the world. It is designed to help teachers translate their vision of a just education into classroom activities. www.justiceplanbook.com
Cultural Competence & Equity: this document from the Minneapolis Public Schools contains a range of tools for social justice education.
EdChange.org is commited to helping create more equitable and just schools and communities. Their site contains many resources to use in changing schools, organizations, and communities in which the full diversity of people have opportunities to live, learn, and thrive free from oppression.
The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program has launched a new online initiative. The Teaching Diverse Students Initiative (TDSi) offers interactive multimedia tools to help educators improve learning opportunities and outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse students. http://www.tolerance.org/tdsi
There is a body of data on social justice leadership that shows that social justice education increases student learning.
The Five Standards
The 5 E's of Emancipatory Pedagogy
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