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Discussing Race, Racism, and Important Current Events with Students: A Guide with Lesson Plans and Resources

This guide is intended to increase the frequency and quality of conversations about race, racism, and current events regarding race in K-12 classrooms to support students and provide voice and self-reflection. It includes recommendations and tips for creating statements of support, preparing for and facilitating constructive classroom discussions, addressing harmful statements, and designing lesson plans and units for ongoing learning.

Topic(s):

Classroom PBIS

Equity

School-Wide

Published:

July 26, 2021

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Location:

Keywords:

Climate
Ethnicity
PBIS Foundations
Tier 1
Trauma
Youth Voice

Suggested
Citation:

Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (July 2021). Discussing Race, Racism, and Important Current Events with Students: A Guide with Lesson Plans and Resources. University of Oregon. www.pbis.org.

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