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March 22, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Fighting Islamophobia In Schools

A disturbing new piece at Vox today prompted me to begin this new “Best” list.

Here’s an excerpt from the article, Survey: Muslim kids are more frequently bullied, often by teachers and school officials:

I’ve obviously posted about the topic before, but have been adding them to A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism – Help Me Find More.

I thought I’d bring links to those previous posts, along with a few others, into this “Best” list and invite readers to contribute more suggestions:

Dismantling Islamophobia: ANTI-MUSLIM BULLYING IS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER TYPES OF HARASSMENT. HERE’S HOW SCHOOLS CAN WORK AGAINST IT. is from Harvard.

Expelling Islamophobia is from Teaching Tolerance and so is Toolkit for “Expelling Islamophobia.”

Here are links to my previous related posts:

Funny, & I Think Effective, Video On Islamophobia: Cure It With Chewing Gum!

New PBS News Hour Report: “Teaching ‘different is okay’ to combat Islamophobia in U.S. schools”

Great Letter From Feds On Importance Of Welcoming Muslim Students – Ironic That It Comes Same Day As ICE Raids Begin

Quote Of The Day: How Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is Affecting Kids

Quote Of The Day: Attorney Journal Loretta Lynch On Anti-Muslim Bullying In Schools

What Would Anne Frank Say About Anti-Muslim Sentiments?

Video & Transcript Of President Obama’s Speech At Mosque

Everything Is Crazy, So What Do We Teachers Do In Class This Week?

Why Did My History Lesson Go So Well Yesterday?

I’m adding this list to All My “Best” Lists On Race, Racism & The Civil Rights Movement – In One Place.

March 21, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Today Is the “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination” – Here Are Related Resources

The United Nations has designated March 21s as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Here are all my related “Best” lists:

A Collection Of Advice On Talking To Students About Race, Police & Racism

A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism – Help Me Find More

The Best Posts, Articles & Lesson Plans On The Jordan Davis Tragedy & Verdict

The Best Resources For Lessons On Trayvon Martin

Resources On The Shooting Death of Michael Brown

The Best Resources On Ferguson For Use In The Classroom

Useful Resources For Teaching About Eric Garner’s Death

Useful Resources For Teaching About #FreddieGray

The Best Websites For Learning About Martin Luther King

The Best Resources To Remember Dr. Martin Luther King’s Death (& Life)

The Best Sites For Learning About The Martin Luther King Memorial

The Best Sites To Teach About African-American History

The Best Sites To Learn About The Greensboro Sit-Ins (It’s The Fiftieth Anniversary)

The Best Places To Learn About President Obama’s Life

The Best Resources For Learning About The “Freedom Riders”

The Best Resources About The March On Washington

The Best Commentaries On The 60th Anniversary Of Brown vs. Board Of Education

The Best Resources For Teaching About Selma

The Best Resources For Learning About School Desegregation (& Segregation) – Help Me Find More

The Best Posts & Articles On The Textbook That Calls Slaves “Workers”

Best Resources For Teaching About Rosa Parks & 60th Anniversary Of The Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Best Resources On Japanese Internment In World War II

The Best Resources For Hispanic Heritage Month

The Best Sites For International Day Of The World’s Indigenous People

The Best Sites For Learning About Cesar Chavez

The Best Sites For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The Best Teaching & Learning Resources About Harriet Tubman

Useful Resources For Educators On #AltonSterling , #PhilandoCastile & Dallas Shootings

The Best Explanations For Why You Shouldn’t Say “All Lives Matter”

The Best Resources On The Smithsonian’s African-American Museum

The Best Resources About “Culturally Responsive Teaching” & “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy” – Please Share More!

March 18, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Simulate Being Visually-Impaired at “See Now”

 

The See Now Simulator lets you type in any address in the world and see it through the “lens” of three different types of eye diseases.

See Now is a nonprofit working to prevent avoidable blindness.

I’m adding the simulator to The Best Sites For Walking In Someone Else’s Shoes.

Thanks to Google Maps Mania for the tip.

March 17, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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César Chávez Day Is On March 31st – Here Are Related Resources

Cesar Chavez Day is recognized as a holiday by eight states in the U.S., and falls on March 31st — his birthday (or a Monday/Friday that is closest to a weekend).

It’s an important day to me since I began my work in social justice by working on the grape boycott long ago.

You might be interested in The Best Sites For Learning About Cesar Chavez & The United Farm Workers Union.

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