Engaging Books to Commemorate Juneteenth in the Classroom
To support teachers in commemorating Juneteenth, The New York Public Library has a new booklist, featuring both fiction and nonfiction titles, which provides context and background information on this holiday for students of all ages. The books on this list can help them recognize and acknowledge the horrors of slavery and the experiences of emancipation.Educators can pair these titles with current events articles, showcasing how people observe this holiday around the country, or they can highlight historical newspaper articles from the Library of Congress’s African American Historical Newspapers database.
Founded by a former math teacher and school leader, Black Girls Love Math (BGLM) uses a research-based approach to create an engaging, encouraging, and culturally conscious space for Black girls to explore and discover math.
Every year thousands of refugees who call the United States their new home can face many misconceptions in their new country, including those about the difference between immigrants and refugees. Researchers with the Refugee Integration Project at University of Missouri–St. Louis spent 12 months documenting these sorts of critical shifts, moments, and experiences of resettlement.