Inclusive Learning Opportunities Through Oral History
Voice of Witness advances human rights by amplifying the voices of people impacted by—and fighting against—injustice. The nonprofit produces a book series that depicts human rights and social justice issues through the edited oral histories of people most closely affected by them.
The Voice of Witness education program addresses the need for inclusive and culturally relevant learning opportunities through oral history. Free resources include lesson plans, oral history/storytelling project toolkits, materials for English learners, and strategies and tools for art projects. The resources develop vital communication, critical thinking, and social–emotional learning skills by amplifying unheard voices in classrooms and communities.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s BioInteractive initiative brings the power of real science stories into high school life science classrooms. The stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science.
Many of us have the tech, but don’t always know how or where it makes sense to use it in the classroom. Edina Public Schools and Logitech discuss simple, school-tested ways to use technology to creatively enhance learning. You’ll come away with creative ways to personalize learning and specific school-tested strategies that you can use immediately. Access the webinar recording here.
Through its ConnectUp initiative, Raytheon Technologies is helping shape the future of aerospace and defense by nurturing diverse talent. Raytheon Technologies’ Invention Convention is a global K–12 invention education program that teaches student problem identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship, and creativity skills, and builds confidence in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship for life.