There have been a number of tragedies that have spawned social media curated “syllabuses” (I checked – syllabuses or syllabi are considered correct). These are rich resources for all educators.
Today, Christina Torres tweeted this out, and it got me thinking that it might be useful to create a list with links to others, too:
— Christina Torres (@biblio_phile) June 13, 2016
Here are links to others – let me know if there are better links and/or ones on other topics I’ve missed:
This ‘Roots Syllabus’ Should Be Required Reading For All is from The Huffington Post.
The Lemonade Syllabus is a:
— Larry Schwartz (@LarrySchwartz20) June 14, 2016
The Pulse Orlando Syllabus, a crowd-sourced resource for texts, culture, news, activism, and assistance: https://t.co/Y8ehZEQdjt
— Landon Palmer (@landonspeak) June 14, 2016
— Ileana Jiménez (@feministteacher) September 25, 2016
Public school teachers would have to pick-and-choose carefully, but TRUMP SYLLABUS 2.0 is worth checking-out. You can read more about it here. Note, however, that this Trump syllabus was created by two historians.
— The Writing Project (@helloTWP) April 18, 2017
Puerto Rico Syllabus is an online collection of resources about the Puerto Rican debt crisis.
Announcing the 2019 Curriculum Resource Guide for Black Lives Matter at School.
Lots of folks responded to my tweet on the power of learning black history asking for books to read. What’s clear is so many of us have been deprived of this essential history. Starting a thread of some works that were transformative for me. Please add your own. #BHMSyllabus pic.twitter.com/rUiNuAhXKA
— Ida Bae Wells (@nhannahjones) February 18, 2019
Senior #slavery scholars crowdsourced a short document called “Writing about Slavery/Teaching about Slavery.” If you add it to your syllabus, please share the discussions it raises. https://t.co/BguilUPhuo #twitterstorians #blktwitterstorians #teachinghistory #slaveryarchive
— P. Gabrielle Foreman (@profgabrielle) August 16, 2018
🗣It’s been three months since the devastating Buffalo mass shooting. Since then, a small collective of Black scholars from or currently living in Buffalo created the #BuffaloSyllabus. For the next month, we are accepting additional reading recommendationshttps://t.co/3RuW87IS2Q pic.twitter.com/zBQmRw2hqO
— J Coley (They/Them) (@JColey716) August 14, 2022
Today the Black Buffalo Syllabus Collective launches it’s official website that will permanently house the #BuffaloSyllabus. We thank everyone who contributed references to be included on the list. https://t.co/CN3HLpcQ0H
— Dr. Robert Mays (@akeem716) September 19, 2022
Soooo….I think we need a #Montgomerybrawlsyllabus. I'll start, you add… Go!
Been resisting since Day 1! #montgomerybrawl@CharlesWMcKinn2 @elizabhinton @GreenidgeKerri @ProfJeffries pic.twitter.com/UkCrGEYFhs
— Kellie Carter Jackson (@kcarterjackson) August 8, 2023