Michigan Education Association

Other Resources

Michigan Women's Virtual Hall of Fame

The Michigan Women's Virtual Hall of Fame is easy to use. Teachers and students may search the site by honoree name, date of induction, race or ethnicity, field of profession or avocation, lesson plan grade level, or keyword. This is a great resource for teachers, and we hope you will use it in your classrooms!

American Association of University Women

Of particular interest to K-12 teachers are three programs sponsored by the AAUW Educational Foundation: Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Fellowships, designed to promote gender equity in public schools; Community Action Grants, which provide seed money for projects that promote education and equity for women and girls; and the Girls Can! Community Coalitions Project, designed to promote school-based programs that better serve girls and often boys, too.

Anti-Bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children

By Louise Derman-Sparks and the ABC Task Force. Washington, DC: National Assn. for the Education of Young Children, 1989. Order from NAEYC, 1509 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036; 800-424-2460. A pioneering book for early childhood and elementary levels on teaching children about all forms of bias and how to counter it.

Celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month (PDF)

Diversity University

Learn to MOO. Come here for a real-time virtual reality experience.

Gender Bias in School Textbooks

This handbook provides guidelines for textbook writers and producers and suggestions for teachers and teacher educators for avoiding gender bias in school textbooks. It was written following surveys to assess the extent of gender bias in textbooks in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Australia.

Hidden from History - An Online Exhibit in honor of Gay and Lesbian History Month

Intercultural Development Research Association

IDRA is a nonprofit organization with the goal of quality education for all students. This site provides research and development activities; information about implementing innovative education programs; and teacher, administrator, and parent training and technical assistance.

Lesbian & Gay History Month

Marshall University Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender Outreach Office

National Civil Rights Museum

Come here to take an interactive tour of the Museum. “The purpose of this Web site is to participate with the National Civil Rights Museum in its mission to educate and preserve the memory of the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Racial Justice Institute: The Institute for Healing Racism - Grand Rapids

Was formed in 1992 to bring the first DIALOGUE: RACISM series to West Michigan.

Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice

Edited by Bill Bigelow, Linda Christensen, Stan Karp, Barbara Miner, and Bob Peterson. Milwaukee, WI: Rethinking Schools, 1994. This 216 page booklet includes creative teaching ideas, compelling narratives, and hands-on examples of ways teachers can promote values of community, justice, and equality - and build academic skills.

Women Online Worldwide

Designed for and about women; come here for live chats, web resources, webzines, messages, and special events.

WOMEN'S Educational Equity Act Resource Center

This site provides support and resources for improving the education of girls and women in the United States. Resources include training, technical assistance, workshops, and online professional development courses.

English Language Learners Websites

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory Equity Center

Dave’s ESL Café

Dave’s ESL Café’s Web Guide

ESL Games/Edutainment

ESL Through Music

Multilingual Picture Dictionary

Karin’s ESL Party Land

Read Write Think

Jo Gusman New Horizons in Education

UCLA Language Materials Project: Teaching  Resources for Less Commonly Taught Languages

 

Updated: March 17, 2009 2:39 PM