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Some Resources for Teaching about Charlottesville


Some Resources for Teaching about Charlottesville

We are gathering some resources for teaching about the horrific events that have taken place in Charlottesville.  Below are some of them. 

l. Facing History

“Message from Roger Brooks: Teaching About Charlottesville”


The Learning Network

“Teaching Activities for: ‘Man Charged After White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Ends in Deadly Violence‘ “


 3. Washington Post

“The first thing teachers should do when school starts is talk about hatred in America. Here’s help.”


 4. Education Week Teacher

“Teachers Share Resources for Addressing Charlottesville Hate Rally in the Classroom”


 5. Northwest Public Radio

“Resources For Educators To Use In The Wake Of Charlottesville”


6. Southern Poverty Law Center

“SPLC releases new edition of Ten Ways to Fight Hate guide after Charlottesville attack”


Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide


 6. Rethinking Schools Blog

This article first appeared on AlterNet

“7 Ways Teachers Can Respond to the Evil of Charlottesville, Starting Now:  An educator confronts the failures of an education system that breeds white supremacy”



7. The Choices Program, Brown University

History in Dispute: Charlottesville and Confederate Monuments
  • Understand the idea of historical memory.
  • Contextualize recent events in Charlottesville within a larger historical controversy.
  • Apply the concept of historical memory to the controversy over Confederate monuments.
  • Appraise media sources that express a range of views on Confederate monuments.


 I will continue to add to this list.  Check our list above to see additions.

WHERE WERE THE VOICES OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND SECRETARY OF EDUCATION BETSY DEVOS:

“Faced with the domestic terrorism at Charlottesville, Betsy DeVos fails another test”

The Hechinger Report


 

 

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