Curriculum & Resources

Tools for your classroom

Let’s Talk About Mass Incarceration
Uneasy about discussing mass incarceration—and its related issues like race, poverty, and punishment—with your students? Here are some resources to get you started.
Let's Talk About Decolonization
Uneasy about discussing colonialism—and its related issues like Standing Rock and Indigenous-led resistance—with your students? Here are some resources to get you started.
Let's Talk About School Shootings
Uneasy about discussing school shootings—and its related issues like gun laws, student activism, and masculinity—with your students? Here are some resources to start the conversation.
Let's Talk About DACA
Uneasy about discussing DACA—and its related issues like immigration, racism, and sanctuary—with your students? Here are some resources to start the conversation.
Let's Talk About Natural Disasters—Who's to Blame?
Uneasy about discussing natural disasters—and who's to blame for their death and destruction—with your students? Here are some resources to start the conversation.
Let's Talk About #MeToo
Uneasy about discussing the #MeToo movement—and its related issues like sexual harassment, gender stereotypes, and abuse of power—with your students? Here are some resources to start the conversation.
Let's Talk About Charlottesville
Uneasy about discussing the Charlottesville protest—and its related issues like race, hate, and white supremacy—with your students? Here are some resources to start the conversation.
Visual Learning: Dire Straits
This visual learning lesson will get your students thinking about displaced migrants and the refugee crisis.
Syrian Journey: Choose Your Own Escape Route
BBC's virtual journey follows refugees' footsteps from Syria to Europe.
These Educators Bring Story, Truth, and Humanity to the Climate Crisis. They Want Your Students to Imagine How They Can Fight for Climate Justice.
Students get straight-up, comprehensive education on climate change and how to be climate change-makers
Visual Learning: Keep It Light
This visual learning lesson will get your students thinking about solar power and unbelievable inventions.
Random Acts of Kindness
Like any skill, kindness takes practice. Teach kindness and other social-emotional skills with these outstanding free resources, including an educators guide, from the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation.
"Resistance 101" Lesson: Unsung Heroes and Activists
Young people across the country are pouring into the streets to protest for social justice. But to create real change, students need to know what comes next. “Resistance 101” introduces students to real-life activists and the strategies they’ve used to create a fairer world.
Visual Learning: Time Flies
This visual learning lesson will get your students thinking about empathy for living things and how humans perceive time.
This Artist and Composer Bring the Power of Story to Your Classroom. They Want You and Your Students to Truly Know “The Other Side” of Each Other.
Since 2011, the Academy for the Love of Learning has used story and art to help strengthen relationships and understanding in Santa Fe classrooms. Now, it’s ready to share its curriculum with the rest of the country. El Otro Lado's (the other side) lessons are more of a living guide and philosophy than “one more thing” teachers have to do. The reward? The collective experience of empathy, a sense of home and belonging, and a renewed look at teaching.