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Advancing Women Peacemakers Project

http://www.ja1325.org/


Web project dedicated to providing sound historical information relating to Jane Addams and the history of American women and peace from her time through the adoption of United Nations Security Resolution 1325 in 2000.

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Soul Looks Back in Wonder,
Tom Feelings (Editor, Illustrator)


Africa Access

http://www.africaaccessreview.org

An online database of annotations and reviews of children's books related to Africa. Africa Access sponsors the Children's Africana Book Award and book clubs for children.

The Children's Peace Education Project

http://www.childpeacebooks.org/cpb/Protect/ourProject.php

A home and classroom curriculum for young children includes a searchable database of specially selected books to teach peacemaking with young children between one and six years of age.

Cyber School Bus
http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/

Global teaching and learning project of the United Nations.

 

Education for Liberation Network
http://www.edliberation.org

National coalition of teachers, activists and parents supporting social justice education. Website includes a searchable curriculum database.

 

Educators for Social Responsibility
http://esrnational.org/

A website with resources for teachers, and parents.

 

Great Decisions in the Classroom
http://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/

Developed by the Foreign Policy Association to support educators and students who are committed to teaching and learning about international affairs.

 

Human Rights Education: The Fourth R
http://www.amnestyusa.org/education/4thr.html

A free online magazine for human rights education including lesson plans and resources published by Amnesty International USA.

 

Jane Addams Award Cognate Database
http://www.angelfire.com/ill/monte/janeaddamscognates.html

Database listing Spanish-English Cognates in 70 Jane Addams Award and Honor Books for Younger Readers for use in teaching key vocabulary to Spanish speaking and other English language learners.

 

Kids Becoming Global Citizens
http://bookstore.globalfundforchildren.org/index.php/resourceguide

A free online Resource Guide for Parents and Educators that provides discussion topics for good books with your children, as well as activities and online games that encourage young ones to learn about diversity, social justice and global citizenship.

 

Multicultural Pavilion
http://www.edchange.org/multicultural/

A project of Edchange provides resources for k-12 classrooms including lesson plans and booklists.

 

National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
http://nameorg.org/

An organization of educators and others fostering multicultural education. NAME publishes a quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives, available free to members.

 

Resources from TeachingBooks.net
Books and Authors from the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, 1953-present
http://TeachingBooks.net/JaneAddams

Enjoy these multimedia, online resources about the books and authors associated with the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, courtesy of TeachingBooks.net. Questions? (800) 596-0710.

 

Rethinking Schools
http://www.rethinkingschools.org/

An online subscription education journal focusing on issues of equality. Includes reviews of children’s books, DVD’s and websites.

 

SoJust.net
http://www.sojust.net/

A project of EdChange offers a free online library of documents relating to social justice, civil rights, equity, peace and activism.

 

Teaching for Change
http://www.teachingforchange.org/

Online catalogs, resources and links for teaching human rights education.

 

Teaching Tolerance
http://www.tolerance.org/

A web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

Transforming Mainstream Curriculum into Social Justice Teaching
http://www.nycore.org/resources

An online resource for teachers sponsored by the New York Collective of Radical Educators.

 

Understanding Prejudice
http://www.understandingprejudice.org/readroom/teachbib.htm

Established in 2002 with funding from the National Science Foundation and McGraw-Hill. The purpose of the site is to offer educational resources and information on prejudice, discrimination, multiculturalism and diversity. The site is focused primarily on college level education, however it includes an Anti-Bias Bibliography for Teachers aimed at elementary and secondary educators.

 

 

Zinn Education Project
http://www.Zinnedproject.org

Supports the use of Howard Zinn's Peoples History of the United States and other materials for teaching a people's history to schoolchildren. Coordinated by Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change.


Award and Booklists

Notable Books for a Global Society, Children’s Literature and Reading, &
International Reading Association
http://www.csulb.edu/org/childrens-lit/proj/nbgs/intro-nbgs.html#lists

Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries
http://www.jewishlibraries.org/ajlweb/Award/stba/index.htm

Amelia Bloomer Project Blog and Annual List:
Recommended Feminist Literature for Birth through 18
http://libr.org/ftf/bloomer.html

Carter G. Woodson Book Award
http://www.socialstudies.org/Award/woodson

Coretta Scott King Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/emiert/cskbookAward/index.cfm

Pura Belpré Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/Awardgrants/bookmedia/belpremedal/index.cfm

Asian/Pacific American Lib Assn Award for Literature
http://www.apalaweb.org/Award/Award.htm

American Indian Youth Literature Award
http://www.ailanet.org/activities/youthlitaward.htm

 

Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature
http://www4.uwm.edu/clacs/aa/index.cfm

 

The Social Justice Award sponsored by the Literacy and Social Responsibility Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association: www.csulb.edu/misc/l-sr/books/books.html


Blogs

The PaperTigers blog http://www.papertigers.org/

American Indians in Children’s Literature
http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/

Oyate http://www.oyate.org/aboutus.html

Goodreads

 



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