Education Webinars and Podcasts

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ADL Education webinars and podcasts from leaders in anti-bias and Holocaust education assist educators and parents in building inclusive and respectful learning environments and provide timely and important information on curricula resources and children's books related to bias, bullying, diversity and social justice.

Using Children’s Literature to Foster Empathy and Challenge Anti-Immigrant Bias

July 22, 2021

Areli Morales, author of Areli is a Dreamer, and other panelists share how to use children's literature to help young people build empathy and feel empowered to address anti-immigrant bias in schools and society.


Challenging Anti-Immigrant Bias with History

July 21, 2021

What do all of us need to know about our collective past to understand and respond to anti-immigrant bias today? Erika Lee, author of America for Americans, and other panelists examine anti-immigrant bias past and present.


Is it Fake News? Identify and Address the Continuum of Disinformation and Other "False" News

March 25, 2021

ADL and Share My Lesson help educators to explore false news, understand the impact of different types of false news and find out how they can assist students in identifying the difference between real and false news.

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How to Effectively Respond to Bias Incidents in Your Schools

March 3, 2021

Understand how to use ADL's toolkit, "Responding to Bias Incidents in Middle and High Schools: Resources and Best Practices for School Administrators & Educators," to address incidents effectively at your schools.

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Bringing Civic Learning to Distance Learning 

September 15, 2020

Learn and discuss the distinction between dialogue and debate and how that applies to the teaching of civics online. (Part of our civics curriculum professional development series.)

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Election 2020 and Managing Post-Election Conversations 

October 15, 2020

Understand the current election system better and how our role as individual voters and voices can make a difference in a democratic republic. (Part of our civics curriculum professional development series.)

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Leaning Into Difficult Conversations

November 18, 2020

Gain resources and strategies for improving students’ communication skills for better civic understanding and participation. (Part of our civics curriculum professional development series.)

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Webinars to Support Holocaust and Genocide Education


Explore the library of webinar recordings from our Holocaust education program, Echoes & Reflections.

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Addressing Anti-Immigrant Bias in Times of Uncertainty Confirmation

This webinar will highlight resources and strategies for educators to help address the wave of anti-immigrant and anti-Asian bias that has spread with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Transformational Texts: Using Children's Literature to Open Doors on Historical and Current Events

Explore how children's literature on historical and current events can play a powerful role in children’s lives to learn, inspire and transform.

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Introducing Students to Difficult Topics: Primary Sources and Picture Books

Set a foundation for discussing complex and sensitive themes with students in the classroom using primary resources and picture books.

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Bullying on Campus in the Electronic Age

Are bullying and cyberbullying issues for college students? Learn to address the issues of bullying, bias and power as part of larger educational initiatives around diversity and inclusion on campus.

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The December Dilemma: Navigating Religious Holidays in the Public Schools

Explore the legal issues of religious freedom and learn how you can help to create a school environment that respects different points of view, religious beliefs and practices.

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Empowering Students to Combat Bullying

Help your students understand that there are powerful ways to be an ally that don’t involve confrontation. Learn how bystanders can become allies.

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Facing Bias and Bullying: Educational Responses

Increase your understanding about the relationship between bullying and bias and learn strategies for responding effectively to bias-motivated bullying.

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Fulfilling the Promise of Brown: School Discipline, Education Equity and the Achievement Gap

Is your school disciplinary system equitable? Review the legal aspects of Federal guidance on school discipline and learn how to implement educational best practices for addressing bias related issues in schools.

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Making the Holocaust Relevant through Visual History Testimony

Examine how the medium of visual history testimony plays an important role in Holocaust education through an exploration of video clips from Echoes & Reflections and IWitness.

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Using an Anti-Bias Lens to Examine Early Childhood Children’s Books in Your Program

Unfortunately, the impressions imparted by some books are not always positive and free from bias. Learn what teachers can do to take advantage of their early windows of opportunity to prevent the development of prejudice. Note this webinar is 1 ½ hours.

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Using Current Events to Teach About Bias, Diversity and Social Justice

Increase your ability to use current events and controversial issues as a way to teach about bias, diversity and social justice while still addressing learning standards.

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