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Embracing Inclusivity with Culturally Responsive Books for All Students
Teachers should read or assign culturally responsive books with characters of different cultures, races, religions, genders, and other identities to help them understand themselves and each other.
Jaleel R. Howard, MEd
Educator and UCLA Doctoral Student
Sam Blanchard
UCLA Doctoral Student and Former Teacher
February 23, 2021
Elementary School Learning Activities
Use these educational activities for elementary school to explore different topics in reading, math, and science and add an element of fun into your lessons.
February 03, 2021
25 Valentine's Day Writing Prompts and Ideas
No matter what your middle school or high school class is reading, these writing prompts about love will get them ready for Valentine's Day.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
January 21, 2021
8 Black History Month Writing Prompts
Introduce students to Black innovators with these Black History Month writing prompts and guide them into a particular type of text, such as personal narrative, informative, or persuasive.
Perry Hollins
Fourth-Grade Teacher, Evanston/Skokie School District, Illinois
December 22, 2020
Free Middle School Learning Activities
Keep students engaged with these fun learning activities for middle school, no matter what subject you teach and whether your students are in person or remote.
December 22, 2020
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