The study of Hispanic heritage offers you the chance to explore many diverse and rich cultures with your class during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15). These lesson plans, printables, activities, and references will enrich your classroom study. Read the book The House on Mango Street and Shadow of a Bull, learn about Mexico's Day of the Dead, play mariachi music, practice Spanish vocabulary, discover the customs and traditions of Hispanic heritage, and more.

Hispanic Heritage Month Teacher Resources

The study of Hispanic heritage offers you the chance to explore many diverse and rich cultures with your class during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15). These lesson plans, printables, activities, and references will enrich your classroom study. Read the book The House on Mango Street and Shadow of a Bull, learn about Mexico's Day of the Dead, play mariachi music, practice Spanish vocabulary, discover the customs and traditions of Hispanic heritage, and more.

Help your younger students learn about or celebrate Ramadan with this printable activity book. Featuring 14 pages of printable activities that promote fine motor skills and cultural awareness, this activity book is perfect for introducing Ramadan and Eid-al-Fitr to younger children. (Grades PreK-3)  (These materials are provided courtesy of Jameela Ho of Ilma Education. For more resources like these, including lesson plans, videos and Ramadan crafts, visit the Ilma Education website.)

Ramadan Activity Book

Help your younger students learn about or celebrate Ramadan with this printable activity book. Featuring 14 pages of printable activities that promote fine motor skills and cultural awareness, this activity book is perfect for introducing Ramadan and Eid-al-Fitr to younger children. (Grades PreK-3) (These materials are provided courtesy of Jameela Ho of Ilma Education. For more resources like these, including lesson plans, videos and Ramadan crafts, visit the Ilma Education website.)

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Islam uses a lunar calendar – that is, each month begins with the sighting of the new moon. Because the lunar calendar is about 11 days shorter than the solar calendar used elsewhere, Islamic holidays “move” each year.  For more than a billion Muslims around the world – including some 8 million in North America – Ramadan is a "month of blessing" marked by prayer, fasting, and charity. But while in many places these holidays have become…

Ramadan: The Month of Fasting

For more than a billion Muslims around the world -- including some 8 million in North America -- Ramadan is a month of blessing marked by prayer, fasting, and charity.

Examine the origins of hate and racism with ten in-depth lesson plans that incorporate historic sources cited in or supported by information in Marc Aronson's Race: A History Beyond Black and White.

A Teaching Guide to Race by Marc Aronson (Grades 6-12)

This Discussion should be an eye opener for most students. We will look at our food shopping trends and how we spend our money. The outcomes should reveal some interesting facts. Save a… (More)

Check out our member exclusive packet with many educational Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month activities for your classroom. Incorporate these important subjects into many of your classes, such as Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

Martin Luther King, Jr. & Black History Month Activities Packet

Check out our member exclusive packet with many educational Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month activities for your classroom. Incorporate these important subjects into many of your classes, such as Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

Read about strategies and behaviors to employ when teaching culturally diverse students. (Grades PreK-12)

Strategies for Teaching Culturally Diverse Students

A descriptive list of behaviors and strategies for teaching culturally diverse students.

Use this program to foster a positive attitude and self-esteem for culturally diverse students, especially those with learning problems. (Grades Pre-K - 12)

Empowering Diverse Students with Learning Problems

Use this program to foster a positive attitude and self-esteem for culturally diverse students, especially those with learning problems. (Grades Pre-K -

Teach children how to say "thank you" in many different languages. This printable provides an excellent activity for the Thanksgiving season, during which you can teach your students to appreciate and give thanks for their blessings, however it is appropriate any day of year! Grades K-5

Thanks Around the World (Foreign Languages Printable, K-5th Grade)

Teach children how to say "thank you" in many different languages. This printable provides an excellent activity for the Thanksgiving season, during which you can teach your students to appreciate and give thanks for their blessings, however it is

A collection of resources for teaching kids about the historical context and modern instances of racism, prejudice and discrimination in America

Teaching about Racism, Prejudice & Discrimination in America

'Significant' pay gap for teachers in black schools - theGrio

Learn about the "skills gap" for new graduates, why SEL and 21st-century skills are so important, and best practices for implementing them in the classroom with this guide. Includes social-emotional learning definitions and theories from several leading educational authorities, helpful research and studies, and project-based learning resources for the classroom.

The Building Blocks of a 21st Century Classroom

Learn about the "skills gap" for new graduates, why SEL and 21st-century skills are so important, and best practices for implementing them in the classroom with this guide. Includes social-emotional learning definitions and theories from several leading educational authorities, helpful research and studies, and project-based learning resources for the classroom.

7 Fantastic Books to Teach Kids About Diversity

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Real Life Homeschooling Friday: Come see how things go when we decide to take a break from the regular and work on projects!

Find out how educators can implement a "think global, act local" mindset in their classrooms.

Creating a “Glocal” Curriculum

Find out how educators can implement a "think global, act local" mindset in their classrooms.

Browse a printable teacher resource book of activities celebrate diversity through art. Students can gain insight into the vast diversity of life and culture in America through the special celebrations that occur in January, February, and March. (Grades 3-6)

Celebrating Diversity with Art: January-March (3-6): Activities & Resources for Teachers

Browse a printable teacher resource book of activities celebrate diversity through art. Students can gain insight into the vast diversity of life and culture in America through the special celebrations that occur in January, February, and March.

Want to discuss issues of race, but don't know where to start? Check out this PDF guide for teachers. http://www.framingham.k12.ma.us/equity/Guideforteachers.pdf

Want to discuss issues of race, but don't know where to start? Check out this PDF guide for teachers. http://www.framingham.k12.ma.us/equity/Guideforteachers.pdf

Understanding Discrimination: Students use prior knowledge to write about several forms of discrimination in this printable activity.

Understanding Discrimination

Understanding Discrimination: Students use prior knowledge to write about several forms of discrimination in this printable activity.

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