popular topics in diversity awareness

  • School and Learning
    What Is Inequality?
    How about a game: Close your eyes and spin a globe. Now stop the rotation and put your finger on any country--still with your eyes closed. (You could also use a world map on the computer). Now imagine what your life would be like if you were born...
    Constanze Niedermaier
  • Book Activities Printables
    Spanish-English Flashcards for The Story of Ferdinand
    Use these Spanish to English flashcards to introduce your students to vocabulary from the children's classic, The Story of Ferdinand. ...
  • Teens
    Racism
    Teen Telling Racist Jokes
    Racist jokes are not innocent and harmless. ...
  • Book Activities Printables
    Be True to Yourself Book
    Students create a book about themselves after reading the children's classic book, The Story of Ferdinand. The students' books explore diversity and what makes each person unique. ...
  • Book Activities Printables
    Ferdinand's Happiness Pasture
    Children think of what makes them happy, then draw those things to decorate a picture of a pasture. This activity extends the concepts from the children's classic book, The Story of Ferdinand. ...
  • Book Activities Printables
    A Flag About Me
    Children create a diversity flag that celebrates the uniquely wonderful things about themselves. This activity coincides with the reading of the classic children's book, The Story of Ferdinand. It can also be used when studying and talking...
  • Racism
    How To Raise A Tolerant, Prejudice-Free Kid
    As parents raising the next generation, we have to be significantly more aware of the mentalities we’re passing down to our children. If we have any hope of creating a better future, we have to confront the problematic viewpoints we hold. Prej...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Kids
    Interacting With People
    Dealing with the Visually Impaired
    Dealing with the Visually Impaired In general, guide dogs are working animals, not pets. So don't pet them. In fact, don't call their names or distract them in any way. Allow the dogs to accompany their owners into all stores and buildings. Thes...
  • Kids
    Interacting With People
    Dealing with the Disabled
    Dealing with the Disabled Here are 10 practical tips that will help you avoid feeling socially disabled when dealing with the disabled: Mind Your P's and Q's Remember, everything is relative: Some disabled writers have referred to nondisabled p...
  • Kids
    Interacting With People
    Gracious Greetings Between Cultures
    Gracious Greetings Between Cultures When greeting someone, an American's first instinct is to stick out his or her hand, look directly at the other person, and smile. In some situations, this habit can mean making three mistakes at once. And th...
  • Kids
    Interacting With People
    Dealing with the Disabled
    Dealing with the Disabled Here are 10 practical tips that will help you avoid feeling socially disabled when dealing with the disabled: Mind Your P's and Q's Remember, everything is relative: Some disabled writers have referred to nondisabled p...
  • Teens
    Discrimination
    2000 Election Fiasco in Florida: The Exclusion of Black Voters
    2000 Election Fiasco in Florida: The Exclusion of Black Voters Who said the days of excluding African-Americans from the polls were over? The controversy over the 2000 presidential election, which concluded with a Supreme Court decision that pla...
  • School and Learning
    African Americans
    End of Segregation in Public Schools
    End of Segregation in Public SchoolsThe Beginning of the End On October 29, 1969, the Supreme Court ruled that school districts must end segregation “now and hereafter.” With this unambiguous language, the Court, which now had Thurgood Marsh...
  • Teens
    Diversity Awareness
    Kids and Diversity
    Kids and DiversityA lack of understanding about each other's differences can lead to intolerance, suspicion, and even violence. Take your family on a culture cruise with these ideas, expert opinions, and activities.1. Kids can't relate to others ...
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    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Fantastic Books to Teach Your Kids About Diversity
    Reading books is one of the best ways to teach your children about diversity. Whether the stories include imagery of real people or use objects as a metaphor, these books are great stepping stones for starting conversations on a variety of topics...
    Bev Feldman
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Teens
    Stereotypes
    How to Talk To Children About Stereotypes
    How to Talk To Children About StereotypesGetting Past Generalizations For Ages: Ten and underThe Scene"It's so annoying," ten-year-old Joshua says between bites. "Linda Chan got another hundred on our math test. I'm not surprised. All those Asian...
    Dr. Susan Linn