Women's Virtual Hall of Fame
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.
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.
Learn to MOO. Come here for a real-time virtual reality experience.
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.
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.
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.”
Was formed in 1992 to bring the first DIALOGUE: RACISM series to West Michigan.
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.
Designed for and about women; come here for live chats, web resources, webzines, messages, and special events.
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
Updated: March 17, 2009 2:39 PM