Open Minds to Equality: A Source Book of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity, 4th edition

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2014
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Open Minds to Equality is an educator’s sourcebook of activities to help students understand and change inequalities based on race, gender, class, age, language, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and religion. The activities also promote respect for diversity and interpersonal equality among students, fostering a classroom that is participatory, cooperative, and democratic. Learning activities are sequenced to build awareness and understanding. This book is an essential resource for teachers, leaders in professional development, and curriculum specialists.

This fourth edition of Open Minds to Equality contains a wealth of updated information and resources. New lessons address immigration, anti-Muslim discrimination, gender identity, and bullying. The comprehensive, annotated bibliography has been revised and updated.

 

“A much-needed resource for educators at all levels who are interested in promoting critical thinking in their classrooms and social change in their communities. I highly recommend it!” —Beverly Daniel Tatum, president, Spelman College and author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

This resource features a series of ready-to-implement learning activities in a variety of both traditional curriculum areas and interdisciplinary ones.

Varied teaching methods include role-plays, case studies, dilemma stories, cooperative learning activities, interviews, data analysis, and creative and expository writing.

 

The guidebook is set up in an engaging, readable format with helpful instructions and provides an inclusive framework for thinking about diversity and responding practically to various forms of difference in classrooms.

Available online at Rethinking Schools for $24.95

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