Teachable Moments:

This site offers lots of lesson plan ideas for Teaching Social Responsibility including topics of current domestic and international events, conflict resolution, and intercultural understanding. 

Multicultural Pavilion:
 

Multicultural education resources for educators and activists. 

National Association of Multicultural Education:
 

Multicultural education resoures for educators and activists.

 

BritKid:
 

This website is about race, racism and life- as seen through the eyes of the Britkids.

 Tolerance:
 

A resource for fighting bigotry and inviting diversity through activities and ideas.

 

General - Multiple Issues

Social  Justice Film

For a good example of how important social justice is - View the film, "If God is Willing and the Creek Don't Rise" by Spike Lee. It examines New Orleans five years post Katrina. The film starts out with a look at the education system in the city.

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Center for Anti-Oppressive Education: 

Provides resources for educators, leaders, students and advocates who are interested in creating and engaging in anti-oppressive forms of education.

No Name Calling Week: 

No Name Calling week is an annual week of educational activities aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds and providing schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an ongoing dialogue about ways to eliminate bullying in their communities.  

National Institute for Urban School Improvement: 

Web-based resource for families, schools, and communities that promotes inclusive educational practices.

Rethinking Schools:

Rethinking Schools emphasizes problems facing urban schools, particulary issues of race.

Radical Math:

This site has lots of ideas for what they call "social justice math in the classroom."

http://www.zinnedproject.org/

 

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