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.
What is the Soul Cap and Why Was it Rejected for Olympic Use?
Teachmiddle school students about why the "Soul Cap" was created especially for Black swimmers and providean opportunity for students to reflect on the backlash sparked by the decision to ban it in the Olympics.
Don't Let Hate Ruin the Fun: Youth and Online Games
Help students in grades 7-12 learn about people’s experiences with online gaming and consider possible actions that different constituencies can take to reduce and prevent hate and harassment in online gaming.
What is privilege and how does it impact the criminal justice system? Students reflect on the killing of Michael Brown through the lens of race, privilege and power andexamine the various levels of racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
Will New State Laws about Vote Counting Overrule the Will of the People?
Teach high school students about the vote counting process and help them understand current laws that shift power from independent election officials to partisans and its potential impact on election results.
What's the "Rooney Rule?" Help students understand historical and current discriminatory practices in the NFL, learn why former head coach Brian Flores filed a class action lawsuit, and explore possible strategies to address inequities in the NFL.
Is there a “double standard” in the way that some journalists talk differently about one identity group compared to another in refugee crises around the world?Students will learn about media bias and analyze the way it manifests in reporting.
Help elementary students understandthe language of bias in our lives and ways they can make a difference by exploringletter exchanges between 9-year-old Riley Morrison and NBA player Stephen Curry about the Curry 5's.
This lesson plan helps 8-12 grade students explore and understand the current landscape of elected officials and Presidential hopefuls andhow the 2018 midterm electionbroke records and barriers regarding diversity.