Social Justice & Culturally Responsive Teaching

Teaching for Change
Check out lessons on the history of civil, human, and economic rights in Selma & beyond at Teaching for Change.

National Resource Center for Undocumented Students and Families 
There are approximately 2 million undocumented youth attending K-12 education. Given the populations we serve, which include youth in Latino and immigrant communities, it is likely that you will find yourself teaching undocumented students. We invite you to visit our National Resource Center for Undocumented Students and Families and learn more about how you can better support undocumented students in your classroom.

306 – Free curricular resource from EverFi
All TFA corps members will have FREE access to 306—African-American History; 306 exposes students to empowering stories of the African-American community and helps students draw inspiration from the grit and determination of these remarkable women and men. Students, teachers and school systems benefit from 306 in a number of ways:

  • 306 helps students interact with scaffolded activities and content.
  • 306 provides teachers with in-depth assessment tools for gauging and tracking student learning and progress.
  • 306 cultivates the skills laid out in the National and State Standards.

EverFi is the leading technology platform that teaches, assesses, and certifies students in critical skills. Our courses have touched the lives of over five million students. Click here to access this amazing resource today!

Teaching Tolerance
A project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is a place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversations, and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity, and respect for differences in school. They offer many classroom resources and lessons, free of charge.

Teach For America’s Culturally Responsive Teaching Initiative
This site is designed to share research, resources, and examples of culturally responsive approaches to teaching.  You will find resources that provide a deeper understanding of culturally responsive teaching and connections to a broader community of educators dedicated to affirming the backgrounds of their students.

Educational Equity Consultants
This local group has worked with approximately 1,400 district leaders and school faculties through the Leadership & Racism Program, which explores how our attitudes about race and racism might be limiting students’ ability to achieve. Check out their resources page here.

Have a resource you want to share? Email alison.keane@teachforamerica.org and we can post it for you.

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