Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
The ADL has made multi-grade Women's History Month Resources
available including a new feature “Book of the Month” which this month highlights the K-2 children’s book Grace for President
Facing History and Ourselves
Facing History and Ourselves is currently accepting grant
applications for its in-depth program of professional development and teaching materials valued at more than $10,000 which is recommended for middle and high school educators in U.S. and Global History, Government, Civics, and ELA classrooms. Deadline for applications is Monday, March 31.
Respect For All (RFA) Week 2013-2014
On March 22, 2014, IS 141 in Astoria hosted an awards ceremony
for schools that are helping to spread the message of respect in their classrooms.
Please note Respect For All Week 2014-2015 will be February 9-13, 2015
Edutopia offers excellent social emotional learning resources on building empathy. Teaching Empathy: Turning a Lesson Plan Into a Life Skill
- learn how to harness the power of cooperative learning to build empathy with the "jigsaw method." Resources for Learning About Empathy
- A collection of tips and strategies for teaching empathy in your classroom. 9 Videos on Kindness, Empathy, and Connection
- these videos are powerful reminders of the importance of re-connecting, treating people with kindness and respect, and being generous and compassionate to both loved ones and strangers