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Celebrating Black History Month
Valuable resources to honor Black History Month and prioritize equity, inclusion, & diversity
Celebrate the rich history of our country and the contributions of Black Americans during Black History Month and beyond. Our resources support continued learning around equity, inclusion, and diversity, and provide strategies to help you meet the needs of all learners in your community.
Learn more about many of these topics through our courses and non-degree certificate programs: Teaching with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Mind and English Language Learners. Plus check out our complimentary blog articles for tips to spark discussion and inspire action.
Resources to Honor Black History Month and Prioritize Equity, Inclusion, Diversity
Creating a Vision for Equity in Education (3 Credits)
Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom (3 Credits)
Non-Degree Certificate: Teaching with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Mind
In this 3-course certificate program, you’ll develop practices that support building equity for all learners; expand the use of language and strategies to increase your teaching effectiveness; and obtain the tools needed to engage in age-level appropriate, critical conversations about race and racism. See each course link for more course content information.
- 5119: An Educator’s Guide to Global Thinking and Cultural Competence (3 Credits)
- 5128: Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom (3 Credits)
Non-degree Certificate: English Language Learners
In this 3-course certificate program, you will develop strategies using the Validate-Affirm-Build-Bridge (VABB) framework to first acknowledge and honor your students’ diverse experiences, then build a bridge to rigorous academic and social standards. You’ll explore the importance of teaching academic language while implementing different scaffolds, vocabulary, and background knowledge activities. Educators will also examine specific ways to help ELs grow academically, socially, and emotionally that will empower them to achieve learning success. See each course link for more course content information.
- 5025: Making Content Accessible For Your English Language Learners (3 Credits)
- 5068: Going Above and Beyond Academics for English Learners (3 Credits)
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