Teacher Resources


Black Lives Matter at Schools

Zinn Education Project 


Lesson Plans

Using Their Words – Social justice education projects for use in elementary school classrooms, categorized by grade and subject matter

Teaching Tolerance – Free resources to bring relevance, rigor, and social emotional learning into your classroom, from film kits and lesson plans to the building blocks of a customized Learning Plan (texts, student tasks and teaching strategies)

Lesson of the Day: A Rise in Attacks on Asian-Americans – Questions for writing and discussion in response to a 4-minute video of one student’s experience of anti-Asian racism in her school. Several ideas for further steps that both Asian-American and non-Asian students can take to stand against anti-Asian racism, educate themselves, and get involved in advocacy and intervention.

After Atlanta: Teaching About Asian American Identity and History – Questions for writing and discussion in response to a piece of photographic art, a 3-min video, and a 20-min podcast episode on the legal system’s struggle and failure to recognize anti-Asian hate.



Employing Equity-Minded & Culturally-Affirming Teaching Practices in Virtual Learning Communities – CORA Learning, March 27, 2020

Responding to Racial Bias and Microaggressions in Online Environments – CORA Learning, April 28, 2020

Education & Racial Justice Webinars and Workshops – 2020

NEA Activists Video Primers for Antiracist White Educators

Equity, Antiracism, and Remote Teaching and Learning Strategies – University of Pittsburgh School of Education, August 13, 2020

Education Now: Practicing Antiracism in Your School – Harvard Graduate School of Education, August 5, 2020

The Search for Racial Justice in Education: Uprooting Structural Racism – Pedro Noguera, July 30, 2020

The Anti-Racist Education We Need: Lessons From CT Students & Teachers – Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning Collective, August 3, 2020

Building an Anti Racist Work School Environment – The Montessori Foundation, August 7 2020

Being An Anti-Racist Educator In A Conservative Area – California Teachers Association, July 30, 2020

Doing The (Art)Work: Building an Anti-Racist Curriculum – Columbia Museum of Art, July 30, 2020

Tools for Anti-Racist Teaching – PBS, July 30, 2020

“Black Student Voices: What We Need From Our Schools” – Education Week interviews 10 Black high schoolers, July 30, 2020

Addressing Anti-Blackness on Campus: Implications for Educators and Institutions – CORA Learning, June 25, 2020

Teaching Real History With an Anti-Racist Lens – The Educators’ Room, July 3, 2020

Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching in K-12 Schools – The Educators’ Room, June 19, 2020

Tools for Anti-Racist Teaching, Part I and Part II – PBS, July 21, 2020

Being An Anti-Racist Educator – California Teachers Association

Town Square: Let’s Talk About Systemic Racism in the Classroom, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, July 16, 2020

Rising to Our Responsibility: A Forum for School Leaders – Michigan State University College of Education, June 18, 2020

Repurposing Our Pedagogies – Education for Liberation Network, June 2, 2020



Black Lives Matter At School by Jesse Hagopian and Denisha Jones