Anti-Bias Tools & Strategies

  • For Educators
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These additional resources provide a wide range of tips, tools, strategies and lessons for K-12 educators, administrators, students and family members to promote safe, respectful and inclusive learning environments.

Classroom Tips and Strategies

Definitions and Language

Discussion/Activity Guides

  • Discussing Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Identity and Issues: A guide that provides K-12 educators tips, strategies and resources for discussing transgender and gender non-conforming identity and issues in the classroom
  • Empowering Young People in the Aftermath of Hate: A guide for educators and families that provide the tools they need to help young people confront hate effectively in the aftermath of hate violence or terrorism in their community
  • From Broken Glass Study Guide: High school teachers using Steve Ross's From Broken Glass in the classroom, can use this study guide to provide students context to achieve an understanding of the author's experiences during the Holocaust while connecting what they are learning to their own lives

Film Discussion/Activity Guides

  • Aftermath Teaching Guide: This guide provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the Holocaust and Jedwabne, understand anti-Semitism and its current day manifestations around the world and watch, discuss and extend the learning of the Aftermath film
  • Anti-Semitism and The Merchant of Venice: A discussion guide for teachers to present The Merchant of Venice to their students, grades 9-12, as a guide to exploring the problematic issue of anti-Semitism as part of the broader discussion of the play
  • Love Has No Labels Campaign: PSA that encourages people to examine and challenge their own bias with accompanying Campus Guide, Family/Caregiver Guide and Educator's Guide
  • The People v. Leo Frank: A teacher's guide with instructional materials that help students grades 9-12 explore the intersection of various forms of oppression and the complexity of bias incidents at the center of the Leo Frank case

Historical Information

Holidays, Events and Special Months

Podcasts and Webinars

  • Building Respectful School Climates: Webinar series to learn practical tips and strategies on bias and bullying and create a positive school climate
  • Education Podcasts: Podcast interviews that offer rich and inspiring conversations with experts in the field and children's book authors

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