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Learning for Justice

WHAT IS IT

Learning for Justice provides supplemental curriculum materials to help teachers, administrators, counselors, and other educational professionals inform their practices and create inclusive school communities based on mutual respect with students. The curriculum-building resources encourage project-based learning, promote critical thinking skills, and offer options for customization. The materials, which include articles, lesson plans, and more, emphasize social justice and anti-bias. Learning for Justice also provides professional development to support educators implementing new practices and curriculum in their classrooms. 


WHY WE LIKE IT 

EMPOWERMENT—In addition to free educational resources, Learning for Justice empowers educators to harness collective power and take action through workshops, professional development, and community partnerships. 

FLEXIBILITY—Learning for Justice emphasizes culturally responsive resources, offering windows and mirrors texts that reflect diverse perspectives. 

CURIOSITY—Learning for Justice goes beyond typical lesson plans and readings, offering learning plans and student tasks that encourage learners to take action in their communities while demonstrating writing and critical literacy skills. 

UTILITY—Educators can browse a wide range of resources, easily integrating them into the curriculum. Learning for Justice tags resources according to both Common Core State Standards and their own Social Justice Standards, making it easy to find the appropriate resource. 


TIPS 

Use the Student Texts section of the site to find leveled readings on relevant topics to your students.

The Teaching Strategies portion of the site provides evidence-based guidance on how to successfully implement social justice curriculum in the classroom.

The Learning for Justice Educator Fund helps build teachers' capacity to integrate social justice, anti-bias, and anti-racist principles in their learning communities.