Inclusion is one of the best ways to nurture student learners. These two resources offer tips on engaging student families and a positive approach to talking about adoption.
Curriculum & Resources
Tell Me Your Stories connects young and older people through oral history interviews. Curriculum, interview templates, and other tools guide students through the interview process.
Facing judgment is a life skill that teachers can help their students learn, so they may deal with others' opinions—fair or not—with confidence.
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about the sacred places in their lives, and who typically is exposed to environmental health risks.
Two resources that explore how to get boys to be lifelong readers and where our food comes from.
The Experiences of Our Ancestors Offer Us Wisdom for Surviving Today’s Crises.
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not). In this case it's all about simplicity.
YES! recommends the Global Oneness Project for their inspiring and richly produced resources that explore how the radically simple notion of interconnectedness can be lived in our increasingly complex world.
What makes teenage brains unique? What happens when people from all walks of life play an alternate reality game to create a better future? Lesson plans from Inside the Teenage Brain and World Without Oil.
The Water Environment Federation offers communities and students a myriad of learning opportunities to protect and preserve the Earth's water resources.
Poetry: Winter Poems Along the Rio Grande, by Jimmy Santiago Baca, with Note to Educators.
Measure your water footprint with H2O Conserve's easy-to-use calculator, and wrap your head around the impact of the BP oil spill using this trio of classroom resources.
The Zinn Education Project helps make sense of race and the role it has played in shaping society.
Multiracial persons are the fastest growing demographic group in the country, but still gaining recognition. Now mixed race people can see themselves in books and be proud of who they are.
Who is America? This bundle of lesson plans and activities will help your students understand the basics of the every-decade census and why they should care about what’s at stake.