Understood Resources

Resources to help staff learn how to make sure families of color are heard by the school • Article: Why Families of Color May Feel Uncomfortable Communicating with Teachers (Afrika Afeni Mills, MEd) • Video: Tips for better parent-teacher communication (Afrika Afeni Mills, MEd) • Advice: Perspectives: How to Make Sure Black and Brown Families …

Language, Culture, and Teaching: Critical Perspectives

A book offering information, insights, and motivation to teach students of diverse cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds. Examples are included throughout to illustrate real-life dilemmas about diversity that teachers face in their classrooms; ideas about how language, culture, and teaching are linked; and ways to engage with these ideas through reflection and collaborative inquiry.

Racial Justice Guides for Educators and Families

In an effort to be affirming, reflective, and critical about how to approach and celebrate holidays as school communities, these guides offer curated lists of resources for educators and families that aim to provide inclusive understanding of Thanksgiving and religious holiday celebrations and strategies for supporting all students.

How to Be an Antiracist Educator

Resources that include classroom-appropriate lesson plans, guides on how to have tough conversations with peers and students, and more.

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