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Culturally Diverse Learners

Websites:

African American World - PBS guide to African American history and culture

Connect with a Peace Corp Volunteer” or have access to a large collection of lesson plans for grades 3-12 based on subject area and region of the world.

Diverse Readings Rubric - formal assessment tool

How to Choose the Best Multicultural Books - From Scholastic’s Instructor, this site includes suggestions on multicultural books in a variety of genres and spanning multiple cultures as well as resources on the authors and texts.

Japanese American Experiences - This Smithsonian website is an online exhibit on the experiences of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University “collects, exhibits, and preserves objects and collections related to racial segregation, civil rights, and anti-Black caricatures.” The website contains essays and images.

Native Village is a resource for and about Native Americans.

Partners Against Hate is sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League. This website provides information on confronting prejudicial attitudes, activities to help youth acknowledge biases, and other resources.

Precious Children: Diversity in the Classroom - Articles providing suggestions on how to promote racial and cultural awareness at school.

Promoting Diversity in the Classroom through Social Action - NCTE/IRA lesson plan series for grades 6-8.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of the New York Public Library, has tracked Black migration over the past four hundred years. The website contains lesson plans and links to additional resources.

Tolerance.org - online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating communities that value diversity. For teachers - classroom activities, kits and handbooks, web links, magazines, and grants.

Understanding Prejudice is a joint partnership between the National Science Foundation and McGraw Hill.  Elementary and secondary school assignments and resources are posted on this website.

 

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