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Race & Racism

First Encounters With Race: Teaching Ideas for Classroom Conversations

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This collection of lessons compiled by The New York Times’ The Learning Network provides educator resources for speaking candidly with students about race, racism, implicit bias, and their own racial and ethnic identities.

Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice: Exposing Racism

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Appropriate for both middle and high school students, this lesson examines photographs to understand and expose the history of racism in the United States.

Parable of the Polygons

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This short playable post explores how our internal biases shape our everyday interactions through an interactive digital lesson.