- 10 Ways to Support ELLs in the School Library
Colorín Colorado article by Jacqueline Jules (2009) In addition to the suggestions to librarians, the links are very helpful for all teachers serving ELLs.
This article discusses classroom management strategies as part of an exploration of culturally responsive teaching.
- Equity Index
The Equity Index is a searchable database designed to locate resources and tools to help you meet the needs of a diverse classroom. Use this index to find RubiStar Rubrics, TrackStar Tracks and educational links on the Web. Find lessons or information for persons with special needs, disabilities, and language learners. Also find essentials on including persons of various races, religions, and cultures into your community.
- Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance
This site provides multiple links to fight hate and promote tolerance: related news articles, political action, resources and activities to promote tolerance.
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- Plimoth Plantation (OUTSTANDING site for teaching Thanksgiving)
Online Learning CenterOnline Learning Center This is an interactive site to teach about Thanksgiving in a multiculturally appropriate way. See a related site in Netvouz Teaching About Thanksgiving.
- Teaching About Thanksgiving
The Supt. of Public Ed. for the state of Washington encourages teachers to teach Thanksgiving in a culturally more appropriate way. This site is most beneficial for providing a more accurate account of "Thanksgiving"
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- The Diversity Kit
This publication brings together current research on human development and cultural diversity. It explores issues of diversity in education that are essential for schools and teachers who are committed to quality education for all students.
- A Motivational Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching
By Wlodkowski and Ginsberg. This is the Rubric for Data-in-a-Day, Rubrics for collecting school data on Indicators of Culturally Responsive Teaching: Inclusion, Competence, Meaning,and Attitude.
- AFRO-Americ@: All Fun & Games Kwanzaa
What is Kwanzaa? Kwanzaa is a special holiday that was thought up in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga. Dr. Karenga wanted Black Americans to have their own holiday so they could celebrate their own unique history.
- Alphabetic List of Famous Hispanics
This site has a list of biographies of famous Hispanics, past and present. Submitted by Lori Wyatt
- Black Perspective and Introspection: 10/01/2004 - 10/31/2004
Welcome to Black Perspective and Introspection; One of the best places in the Blogsphere to find insight from a Black perspective not beholden to White America.
- Education Week Latino Kindergartners' Social Skills Found Strong
This article focuses on research that found Kindergartners with strong social skills when they entered K, but lost over time.
- Multicultural - Effective Instruction for ELL - Univ. of Minn.
This case explores key issues in multicultural education from the perspective of students from diverse backgrounds. You can think about this topic of multicultural education by listening to these students talk about their schools, teachers, communities and identities. Then look for ways their experiences and opinions can inform your teaching.
- National Origin Gender Equity Programs and Services
To improve educational opportunities for language minority students, the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center provides technical assistance and training.
- Native American Culture
Learn more about the cultures of various Native American tribes. Some sites emphasize that these are "live" cultures because there are more than a million American Indians living today. Watch videos of a powwow, read biographies of famous Native Americans, and view paintings and photographs. Includes population statistics on the largest tribes and information about the controversy over the use of Native Americans as school mascots.
Learn more about the cultures of various Native American tribes. Some sites emphasize that these are "live" cultures because there are more than a million American Indians living today. Watch videos of a powwow, read biographies of famous Native Americans, and view paintings and photographs. Includes population statistics on the largest tribes and information about the controvers
- Op-Ed Columnist - Rising Above I.Q. - NYTimes.com
Op-Ed Columnist Rising Above I.Q. By By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF Published: June 6, 2009 In the mosaic of America, three groups that have been unusually successful are Asian-Americans, Jews and West Indian blacks — and in that there may be some lessons for the rest of us.
- Poverty creates large IQ differences even between groups of the same ethnicity
There are too many examples of discriminated minorities even within ethnic groups that score worse on IQ tests to believe the myth that the differences are genetic.
A liberal essay rebutting the myth that some ethnic groups have genetically inferior IQ's.
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- The Education Alliance at Brown University : Teacher's Guide to Diversity
The Teacher's Guide to Diversity: Building a Knowledge Base (2005) This publication takes a critical look at the relationships among human development, culture, cognition, and language through a multicultural lens. It invites professional developers, teacher educators, and teachers to examine their beliefs, perceptions, behaviors, and educational practices with respect to diversity in education.
- TIME.com: The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America -- Page 1
The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America This is an article in Time Online, available in both Spanish and English of inflential Hispanics today. Submitted by Lori Wyatt
From music to politics to business, Hispanics are remaking America. TIME presents 25 titans leading the Latino charge into the 21st century
- Teaching From a Hispanic Perspective
Cultural information for educators of Hispanic adults but may help others. Simplified but still helpful.
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