LFJ's framework for teaching about American slavery can be used to supplement current curriculum or to guide the creation of new curriculum that more honestly and courageously tells the story of American slavery.
We surveyed thousands of educators and the picture that emerges is the opposite of what schools should be. Our report details the scope of the problem and what you can do to help.
Reading groups that bring students, educators and families together benefit everyone. This guide offers step-by-step instructions for planning reading groups that include and empower the entire community.
With this guide, we hope to help teachers and school leaders make curriculum and policy decisions that include LGBTQ students and prepare all students to thrive in a diverse democracy.
This study presents the findings of 13 case studies and interviews with university faculty demonstrating how TT resources can be incorporated into existing coursework across the teacher education curriculum.
This report summarizes research conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2017 on the state of teaching about American slavery in K-12 schools.
The report explores how A Framework for Teaching American Slavery can be implemented using the inquiry model outlined in The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards.
The internet and digital technology have not only changed our day-to-day lives—they have changed the boundaries of education. Most educators embrace the opportunities (and responsibilities) presented by new media and...
This guide can help staff move the entire school toward a comprehensive and culturally responsive approach to serving English Language Learners and their families.
Following our survey about how the 2016 presidential campaign affected schools, we conducted a second survey, this one just after the November election. This report summarizes the responses of more than 10,000 educators.
During the 2016 election season, TT heard from many educators that the campaign was having a negative effect on schools. These anecdotes led us to conduct a formal survey of educators. This report summarizes the results.
Including diverse voices is a priority in K–12 classrooms. Learning for Justice offers a unique model to make it easier: Reading Diversity.
Beyond the Bus helps educators to recognize and fill instructional gaps when teaching about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Go beyond the typical Rosa Parks narrative with this guide.
This resource is for educators working to build their own competency facilitating classroom conversations about critical topics like identity, discrimination and inequality.
Learning for Justice is proud to partner with The Origins Program to present 20 advisory activities selected from Face to Face Advisories: Bridging Cultural Gaps in Grades 5-9.
Civil Rights Done Right includes five steps for building robust, meaningful lessons that cultivate a deeper understanding of civil rights history.
A teacher’s guide for The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, a groundbreaking book by Michelle Alexander.
The Social Justice Standards—organized into the domains Identity, Diversity, Justice and Action—provide a road map for anti-bias education at every grade level.
This publication provides a set of principles for educators who want to improve upon the simplified King-and-Parks-centered narrative many state standards offer.
This resource offers an in-depth look at state standards for instructional coverage of the civil rights movement and includes suggestions for how to improve them.
Critical Practices offers a set of strategies for accomplishing academic and social emotional goals side by side.
This publication from the Interfaith Alliance and Religious Freedom Project of the First Amendment Center provides answers to some of the frequently asked questions about religious freedom and American Muslims.
Find suggestions for preventing and navigating a bias- or hate-related crisis in our guide. It is designed primarily for school administrators, but teachers, staff, counselors and students also may find guidance here.
The Civil Rights Activity Book uses puzzles, songs and photos to teach children about martyrs and events of the civil rights movement. Provided here courtesy of the Civil Rights Memorial Center.
This guide offers advice to adults about how to respond to biased remarks and the use of stereotypes, and how to teach students to speak up as well.
Teaching the Movement: The State Standards We Deserve identifies best practices and puts forth models for school social studies and history standards.
This publication identifies best practices and puts forth models for school social studies and history standards.
Learning for Justice produced this interdisciplinary teacher’s guide for The Loving Story, a documentary film about a couple’s fight to end the ban on interracial marriage.
This guide offers more than 50 free, downloadable activities for personal or instructional use. The activities are geared toward raising awareness of difference, power and discrimination.
These tools lay the groundwork for productive, reasoned and lively discussions on a variety of topics. They also will give students “training wheels” for learning how to have reasoned arguments outside the classroom.
Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice offers practical advice about the challenges and rewards of parenting in today's diverse world.
A collection of real-life stories, gathered by the Southern Poverty Law Center, on how people across the United States spoke up against everyday bigotry.