It’s pretty indisputable that if we hadn’t all been teaching lessons about sexual harassment and assault before the past few months, we need to be doing them now.
Here are some good resources, and I hope you’ll suggest more (you might also be interested in A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More):
You’ve got to start with the impressive New York Times Learning Network resource, The Reckoning: Teaching About the #MeToo Moment and Sexual Harassment With Resources From The New York Times.
Discussing Sexual Harassment in the Classroom is from Teaching Tolerance.
Discussing sexual harassment with your students in a sensitive, nonpartisan way is from the PBS NewsHour.
What Do Schools Teach About Sexual Harassment? is from Education Week.
How To Use This Wave Of Sexual Harassment Revelations To Teach Our Kids is from a Public Radio affiliate.
David Schwimmer Made Six Short Films About Sexual Harassment. We Annotate One of Them. is a very interesting NY Times piece.
Here’s a PSA connected to it:
New collection! Find resources in response to the #MeToo & #MeTooK12 movements. Discover new ways to promote healthy relationships & combat harassment. https://t.co/YTplqeWsKx #TimesUp @WithoutViolence @MorningsideCtr @SSAISorg @ADL_Education @GLSEN_Education @AFTUnion @AFTteach pic.twitter.com/MUzVFBEhqY
— AFT TEACH (@AFTteach) February 18, 2018
Lesson Plan: A Short History of the Long Fight against Sexual Harassment is from The LowDown.
When Students Say #MeToo, Schools May Be Unprepared to Help is from Ed Week.
Let’s Take a Stand Against Sexual Harassment in Schools is from ASCD Educational Leadership.
How My Third-Graders and I Address Consent is from Teaching Tolerance.
Breathe: Caring for Students and Ourselves in the Time of Kavanaugh is by Christina Torres.
Teaching About Sexual Assault and Consent is by Teaching Tolerance.
The Kavanaugh Hearings is from Facing History.
Kavanaugh controversy: A tough but important teachable moment is from The Morningside Center.
— CNN (@CNN) October 13, 2018