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Diversity, Equality, Cultural Competency
This section includes resources for educators, parents/guardians, and youth regarding cultural diversity, equality, and cultural competence.  Resources include: professional development curriculum, classroom activities and quizzes, evaluative tools, and suggested readings.

 

 

10 Ways to Teach Kids About Diversity
“Mighty Mommy” teaches parents how to teach their children about diversity in 10 lessons.
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Activities for Children About Equality

Games and other activities to teach children about equality in the classroom or at home.

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Association of American Colleges and Universities
Concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education, AAC&U provides resources on topic such as diversity, inclusive excellence, women and global learning.
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California Teachers Association

This is a measurement teachers can use to see if their teaching style is culturally competent.

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Culturally Competent Schools: Guidelines for Secondary School Principals

An article that examines how principals can put policies in place that honor the different cultures in schools.

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Diversity Activities for High School

Educating students to embrace diversity through these resources that will build on what they are already learning.

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Diversity Activities for Middle School

Educating students to embrace diversity through these resources that will build on what they are already learning.

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Diversity Central
Resources for cultural diversity at work including articles, quizzes, and suggested readings.
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Diversity, Learning Style, and Culture

A reading about understanding the importance of teaching cultural diversity in classrooms.

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Diversity Lesson Plans for Elementary Schools

Educating students to embrace diversity through these resources that will build on what they are already learning.

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Diversity: Understanding and Teaching Diverse Students

BYU provides multicultural diversity activities as well as reasons for teachers to use them in their classrooms.

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EdChange
Professional development, research and resources for diversity, multiculturalism, and cultural competence.
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Edutopia

Resources for teachers who are preparing for cultural diversity lessons in their classrooms.

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Equal Choices Equal Chances

School case studies, toolkits, and lesson plans to help teachers provide advice that challenge stereotypes.

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How to Teach Culture and Cultural Diversity to Young Children

Livestrong.com teachers parents how to teach their children about diversity before they enter school and helps to reinforce their classroom lessons after they start school.

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the hub

Resources to promote equality and diversity in the classroom for teachers can be found here.

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Humane Connection

Here are some activities that are good for exploring prejudice and discrimination.

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Maynard Institute

This is an online interactive game that challenges players to be diverse and understand diversity.

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Miami University

Lesson plans provided by Miami University that promote social justice and equality in the classroom.

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National Center for Cultural Competence
The mission of the National Center for Cultural Competence is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity.
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National Education Association

The NEA provides a diversity toolkit for educators to use in their classrooms.

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National Institutes of Health

The importance of cultural competency and what it really means.

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Research-to-Results

An article of the importance of out-of-school time cultural competence.

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Resources on Cultural Competency
From the Oregon State Department of Education, this website provides a variety of resources about cultural competency.
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Safe Schools Coalition
The Safe Schools Coalition offers resources as a starting point for educators, parents/guardians and youth.
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Scholastic

Scholastic provides information for teachers about how to teach multiculturalism and diversity.

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Teaching Gender Equality to Teens

This blog entry on teachingdegree.org has information and resources about teaching equality in the classroom.

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TEACHunicef

A collection of teacher resources that includes lesson plans, videos, and stories that raise student awareness of the importance of gender equality.

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TeacherVision

The resources provided by this website teach students to respect differences and people in their community.

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Teaching Tolerance
Provides resources and classroom activities to support diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.
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