Dungeons & Dragons is offering freeeducation edition game kits that can be used in classrooms, libraries, and other programs to help teach various school subjects. In addition, the International Literacy Association, in partnership with Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro, is offering webinars to dispel myths about the popular game, as well as provide suggestion for using the kits to boost literacy, creativity, and imagination.
Five-time All-Star Cleveland Cavaliers player Kevin Love worked with educators and experts to develop a social and emotional learning curriculum, piloted it for two years, and is now offering the materials for free to high schools in the United States.
Each year, from September 15 to October 15, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. The tradition began in 1968, when President Lyndon B. Johnson first issued a proclamation to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Week. Later, Congress passed a bill to extend the celebration to last an entire month. The bill was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1988, and National Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated every year since 1989.
Through primary source analysis, The Plainest Demands of Justice, a new resource from the Bill of Rights Institute, explores the efforts to realize the nation’s founding principles of liberty, equality, and justice by exploring key periods in African American history.
Teens & Tech offers a freecurriculum about how the brain development of adolescents affects their technology use and wellbeing. The curriculum, developed in a partnership between University of North Carolina (UNC)-Chapel Hill researchers and middle school educators, meets National Health Education Standards for middle schoolers.