Sonoma County Office of Education

Social Justice, Racism, and Diversity: Tools, Resources, and Organizations

Teaching Books

https://www.teachingbooks.net/cp.cgi?id=13

  • Find resources, background information, and discussion guidance on
  • The history and context of the Black Lives Matter movement with the book: I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina.
  • Facilitate discussions of racial disparity in the criminal justice system with The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander.
  • Pair this video book trailer with these discussion questions for When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

Teaching Tolerance

https://www.teachingforchange.org

https://www.tolerance.org/

  • This site lists movies to help you teach about Black Lives Matter and other social justice issues.
  • Includes a list of the best podcasts for teens;
  • Resources for understanding climate change
  • History of pandemics

Teaching People's History

https://www.zinnedproject.org

The Zinn Education Project turns your history teaching upside down give it a shot.

Some lessons:

  • 3rd Grade Climate Change
  • Tulsa Massacre
  • Constitutional Convention
  • more more more more more....

Stanford History Education Group

https://sheg.stanford.edu

Teaching history through primary sources asking questions examining history critically. Using images as document based questions DBQ-

15 Classroom Resources for discussing racism, policing, and protest:

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FOR YOU:

Culturally Responsive Leadership Joe Truss

A booklist of reading to help you discover your own bias; and move forward with your teaching.

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