What is the Soul Cap and Why Was it Rejected for Olympic Use?
Teach middle school students about why the "Soul Cap" was created especially for Black swimmers and provide an opportunity for students to reflect on the backlash sparked by the decision to ban it in the Olympics.
Elementary students consider different aspects of identity and learn how to use their voices to challenge bias as they look atidentity and representation in media, including games, apps, TV, movies and toys.
Understanding bias and discrimination is integral to civics education because it relates to our civil rights. Students explore implicit bias and self-reflect about situations in which they have experienced or encountered everyday type of bias.
Major League Baseball and the Negro Leagues: Correcting an Injustice
In the late 1800’s, Black professional baseball players were banned from playing in the major leagues.Teach students about thehistory of the Negro Leagues, the segregation of Black players and MLB's decision to makesome Negro League player statistics part of MLB history.
Use this lesson plan to help highschool students understand racial and other disparities in Covid-19 cases and outcomes. Students willanalyze how the vaccinations for Covid-19 should be prioritized and disseminated.
The 2020 Presidential Election: What Can We Learn from Victory Speeches?
Middle and high school students analyze President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris’ victory speeches. Studentsidentify and research issues theythink should be a priority in the Biden-Harris Administration.
Increase students’ awareness about antisemitism post-Holocaust. Students will learn about the persistence of antisemitism in its contemporary forms andconsider the interconnectedness of all forms of oppression.
Help students understand the effects of the Holocaust on its most innocent victims—children—and analyze the violation of children’s rights during the Holocaust and during genocides that have taken place since.