Resources for Schools

The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ “Building Inclusive Schools” Email Update provides curriculum ideas, sample activities, funding sources, and articles to educators each month during the school year.  In addition, VCIC has compiled resources by topic for use by schools:

[These suggestions are intended for use by adults. Their listing on this page does not imply endorsement by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities of all content included therein.]

 


General Diversity

 

 

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Ability Status

 

Articles/Research

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 Media/Websites

 

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Body Image

 

Articles/Research

 

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Bullying

 

Articles/Research

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Class/Socio-Economic Status

 

Articles/Research

Books

Jensen, E. (2009). Teaching with poverty in mind. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Lui, M, & Robles, B. (2006). The Color of wealth. New Press, The.

Times, The, & Keller, Bill. (2005). Class matters. New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co.

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Conflict Resolution

 

Articles/Research

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Gender

 

Articles/Research

Books

Bravo, E. (2007). Taking on the big boys. New York, NY: The Feminist Press.

Kimmel, Michael. (2008). Guyland: the perilous world where boys become men. New York, NY: Harpercollins.

Simmons, R. (2003). Odd girl out. Harcourt Books.

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Peer Leadership

 

Articles/Research

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Race/Ethnicity

 

Articles/Research

Books

Derman-Sparks, L, Ramsey, P, & Edwards, J. (2006). What if all the Kids are white?. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Fine, Michelle, & Wheeler, Albert. (2004). Off white: readings on power, privilege, and resistance. New York, NY: Routledge.

Kivel, P. (2002). Uprooting racism: how white people can work for racial justice.Canada: New Society Publishers.

O’Brien, E. (2008). The Racial middle: latinos and asian americans living beyond the racial divide. New York, NY: NYU Press.

Tatum, B. (2007). Can we Talk about race?. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Tatum, B. (2003). Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Williams, L. (2000). It’s the little things: everyday interactions that anger, annoy, and divide the races. Harcourt Books.

 

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 Religion/Belief Systems

 

Articles/Research

 

Books

Eck, D. (2001). A New Religious America: How a “Christian Country” Has Become the World’s Most Religiously Diverse Nation. San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins.

Hicks, D. (2009). With God on all sides. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

 

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 Sexual Orientation

 

Articles

 

Books

Gold, M, & Drucker, M. (2008). Crisis. Austin, TX: Greenleaf Book Group Llc.

Yoshino, K. (2007). Covering: the hidden assault on our civil rights. New York, NY: Random House Trade.

 

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Stereotypes

 

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