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Jali Literature of the African Diaspora Cat looming over a mouse that wears a crown

This is part of a series of comics featuring historians, artists, and other creators from Africa and its diaspora. Based on sources originally by people of African descent, stories focus on innovation and creativity of their communities in the face of challenges and opposition. These are real histories, even though they might not look like the kind of history you have come to expect and carry a message for the future from which we can learn.

Image of planet Earth from outer space

How can schools take action on Climate Change? Climate Change is one of the most pressing issues of our time and schools have a role to play. In this resource you will find considerations when planning to teach Climate Science across all subjects, projects for students, and activities for families and community engagement.

Cherry Blossoms Street Trees a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can be

The New York City Parks Department provides a list of the species of trees that can be found in New York City. Are you curious about a particular tree in your neighborhood? Use the interactive NYC Street Tree Map to learn more about the trees on your block.

Student writing on large digital white board teacher and students watch smiling

This resource supports teachers with setting up a Google Classroom for the first time. The list of resources includes videos on adding students to a Google Classroom along with how to post to the stream.

Student with a guitar standing in front of a sign reading vote here

This document is a compilation of resources to support classroom discussions on the Civics for All Registered Comic.  Registered is intended for high school students. It can be used to teach and celebrate youth voice, the importance of registering to vote, and civic empowerment as a part of the Civics for All initiative.

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends

Each year, the United States sets aside the third Monday in January to remember the life and work of legendary civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Use the following NewsHour Classroom resources to examine King’s impact on civil rights and his ongoing legacy.  The collection is from PBS (Public Broadcasting Station).

Did you know

The United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, commonly known as the Freedmens' Bureau, created by Congress in 1865, assisted in the political and social reconstruction of post-war Southern states and helped formerly enslaved African Americans transition from slavery to freedom and citizenship. In the process, the Bureau created millions of records that contain the names and information of hundreds of thousands of people across the United States.

Hidden Voices Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in United States History

The Hidden Voices: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in United States History guide constitutes essays by historians and experts. This guide is intended to help teachers develop pedagogical content knowledge about Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) history and experiences.

A human head surrounded by symbols of math science, Arts, sports

Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. Here is a short guide to formulate questions to exercise critical thinking skills when planning a lesson.

Action Activists

This document is a compilation of resources to support classroom discussions on the Civics for All Action Activists Comic.

Action Activists #1, is intended for middle school students. It can be used to teach about how our system of government works and how students can become civically engaged as a part of the Civics for All initiative.

children playing

Online games for K -12 students that will keep students engaged and having fun.  The games include the following subjects: Math, English, Logic, Chemistry, Geography, Modern Languages and many more.

four students potting seedlings

Gardening is a wonderful way to meet science standards, no matter what grade you teach. Whether you are studying plant life cycle, botany, ecosystems, or something else, there are gardening projects that provide hands-on learning to your classroom.   Here are five projects of increasing difficulty that you may wish to try.

Take care of yourself

Self-care means taking the time to do things that help you live well and improve both your physical and mental health. When it comes to your mental health, self-care can help manage stress, lower the risk of illness, and increase energy. Small acts of self-care in your daily life can have a big impact. Self-care means taking care of yourself so that you can be healthy, and well, you can do your job, help and care for others, and do all the things you need to and want to accomplish in a day.

Five students with backpacks.  Welcome back to school written above their heads.  Sunshine and clouds at top of page.

The goal of a healing environment is radically simple: high-quality teaching and learning that supports individual student's well-being and, supporting and developing students from early learning through secondary school to achieve academically.

Cogenerative Dialogues

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