What is the wealth gap? What caused it? How can the wealth gap be remedied? Use this unit designed for Middle School to help students explore these questions.
In this unit, students will enrich their understanding of Portland activist history through researching challenges that faced the local LGBQT community and the activists that have resisted them. Subverting a notion that Portland is and has always been an inclusive bubble, students will gain understanding of the ways in which local LGBQT activists have, and continue to, work against the intersectionality of oppressions in their communities.
Immigration policy first appeared in 1882 with the Chinese Exclusion Act. From this democratic, legal, but wrong policy, the United States’ immigration bureaucracy was formed. Additionally, it was the first time a group of people was excluded from entering the United States based solely on their race.
Students will explore positions, beliefs, goals, and motivations for the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).
Before our students ever reach not only our classroom, but any classroom, there is a “secret education” that occurs in their lives. They are surrounded by influences that shape the way they see the world and the way they see themselves.
This guide includes lessons that can be used in your classroom to help students debrief Trump's win on election night.
While English 9 lays the foundation for students to explore their identity, English 10 takes the next step by asking students to consider the intersection of identity and society.
Their Eyes Were Watching God is now considered a cornerstone of African American and women’s literature, but for about 40 years after its publication, it was criticized, ignored, and finally forgotten. Hurston herself died so poor that she was buried in an unmarked grave.
The goal of this unit is to connect critical concepts in atmospheric chemistry, reaction chemistry, and thermochemistry with a call for action to address the local and global catastrophe of climate change.
This unit teaches students to be intentional, effective and strategic in conceptualizing and using nonviolent direct action.
Through their study of the play, students will develop critical reading and writing skills, as well as address issues of identity, empowerment, and justice in our world today and in the setting of the play itself.
Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Pena is a book that focuses on the establishment and discovery of personal identity. Danny’s identity is shaped by place, language, race, ethnicity, and activities.
We are convinced that teacher collaboration is one of the fundamental keys to successful classroom practice. We are, all of us, better together than we are alone.