Teaching About Tolerance & Anti-Racism
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ADL is a proven leader in anti-bias education that teaches young people to embrace diversity and stand up to bias because we are stronger together.
As a leader in the field of anti-bias education, ADL provides current, relevant curricula and customizable, interactive training programs that incorporate the latest research.
Recommended Lessons and resources are attached below:
Title: Everybody is Unique
Description: Teach about respect for others' unique qualities in this lesson that combines art and language arts.
Title: Colorín Colorado
Description: Talking About Racism and Violence with Students: Resources for Educators
Title: Teaching Tolerance Through Music
Description: Students analyze the lyrics of Peter, Paul and Mary songs that express themes of tolerance.
Title: How Tolerant Are Kids in Your School?
Description:Students graph the results of a survey of attitudes and tolerance in their school.
Title: Grade band resources for teaching the history of Slavery in the Americas
Description: Grade band resources for teaching the history of Slavery in the Americas
Title: Teaching Tolerance Film Kits
Description: Bring social justice topics to life with classroom-friendly films and user guides. Teaching Tolerance film kits are FREE for use in K–12 schools. Click on each of the films to order or stream online.
Title: Words Can Hurt
Description: This powerful activity illustrates how unkind words can hurt. Discuss what it might be like to be the new person in a group or how to choose the correct words for an apology.
Grades Pre-K - 8
Title: Teaching Tolerance Classroom Resources
Description: Lessons, learning plans, texts, and tasks designed to support teachers in covering a plethora of social justice/ anti-racist education topics.
As an educator, I am here because…
I care about my students’ racial consciousness and want to develop their racial awareness.
I want to learn more about how I can support my students in their journey toward racial understanding.
I am committed to helping my students become aware of racial inequity and encourage them to work toward positive change.
What is equity? We answer that, explore common definitions, and offer one based on our transformative equity approach. If you do the readings and the engage with the interactive components, this course should take 4 hours.