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Tolerance and Learning For Justice!

What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
What problems arise when we relate to people...

Grade Level
Subject
History
Social Justice Domains
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What's in a name? Challenging and questioning William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet's" suggestion to "refuse thy name."

“What's in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
According to Shakespeare's main characters, a name is only letters that make up a word. However, given the history of the United States as well as current events, it's easy to recognize that there is EVERYTHING in...

Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Mrs D and Open Perspectives Teaching & Learning Plan

How can a white teacher develop trust between she and her students in a society that does not support it?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
What part do culture and history play in the formation...

Grade Level
Subject
Civics
History
Economics
Social Justice Domains
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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
How do we remain true to ourselves as we...