Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Resources for Teachers

Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes the historic and modern contributions of diverse Native peoples to the United States’ history and culture. For many activists who fought for recognition, this holiday also acknowledges the violence Christopher Columbus perpetuated onto Native tribes. In 2021, President Biden acknowledged Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an observed holiday in the United States.   […]

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Trauma-Informed Teaching Practices for Talking to Students About Traumatic Events

Teaching has been immensely challenging over the last few years. Teachers have had to facilitate learning in the face of traumatic events happening in their communities and worldwide. While it’s important to address these events in the classroom, it can be hard to sort through trauma-informed teaching practices to find the right way to speak […]

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Resources for Day of the Girl
Teacher Resources for International Day of the Girl

In honor of International Day of the Girl, AdoptAClassroom.org is sharing teacher resources to help you have conversations about gender equity in your classroom.  In 2011, the United Nations declared October 11th as International Day of the Girl. This holiday brings attention to the ongoing fight for gender equity, from reducing gender-based violence to keeping […]

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