Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Remote Learning
Remote Learning Toolkit
May 4, 2020
Cbabi Bayoc: 365 Days With Dad
St. Louis muralist Cbabi Bayoc discusses his life story and work on social media painting series “365 Days With Dad”. Each painting emphasizes the importance of fatherhood in the African American community, challenging contemporary stereotypes. Mr. Bayoc recognizes that fatherhood comes in many forms and inspires all parents to give their best to kids.
Inclusion, Equity, and Access While Teaching Remotely
Considerations for making all students feel included and addressing accessibility issues in remote teaching and learning.
Arte Latino Teacher Guides
Discover how to integrate Latinx art into lessons.The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s educational materials are free for use. The PDFs list questions for observation and interpretation along with standards and grade levels for your convenience.
Art21.live is always available for viewers as a live stream and is a great way to tune in and get lost in the works and words of a diverse array of great artists.
Embracing Our Differences
This site offers age-appropriate lessons that engage students in the core values of diversity, inclusion, integrity and respect.
Amplifier is a design lab that builds art to amplify the voices of grassroots movements. Visit this link to sign up for Distance Learning Lessons: https://amplifier97357.activehosted.com/f/13
Art and Activism
“Art is a natural way for children to express their feelings and ideas. Looking at, thinking about and particularly making art together helps children build community and see themselves as important parts of their world. This series capitalizes on children’s natural relationship to art by prompting them to examine the ways art relates to community leadership and activism.”
Empatico at Home
Empatico is a website that connects classrooms around the world through virtual meet-ups designed to foster empathy and understanding. They have created a special resource section for social emotional learning during stay-at-home orders. It includes activities, teacher PD, and ways to connect families and classrooms.
Supporting Students Through Coronavirus
A collection of articles published by Teaching Tolerance for supporting students well-being and learning during distance learning and stay-at-home orders.
Teaching Remotely in the Time of Need
A great slide deck by Torrey Trust from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Includes considerations about online access and accessibility for students with learning or physical differences.
Two Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage
Download this is in-depth analysis of White behavior “frontstage” in a racially diverse setting versus White behavior “backstage” among other Whites. Individual as well as group dynamics are explored, leading to insights about what is now termed “White Fragility.”
A New Reality - Getting Remote Learning Right
This is a Special Report from ASCD. The report aims to provide guidance and spark reflection, discussion, and problem-solving on the unprecedented challenges facing school leaders and educators during the novel coronavirus crisis.
art21 Educator Resources
Art21’s Education initiatives engage audiences in a dialogue about contemporary art and the artists featured in Art21 films. Programs are based on the organization’s belief that the art and ideas of contemporary visual artists are powerful models for creative and critical thinking across subjects areas and disciplines.
Palmer Museum of Art: African Brilliance
The Palmer Museum of Art has released a virtual tour of their special exhibition “African Brilliance”. This tour features clickable navigation through installation images, high resolution images of selected works, video “discussion” of selected works, and demo videos of art activities inspired by works included.
Barn Quilts is a video resource that includes closed captioning and voice overs for the time lapse. It is the study of quilts and barn quilts. Students will be invited to create using a variety of materials such as post it notes, cardboard and canvas.
Repository of Distance Learning from Museums
With children and learners everywhere out of school for the foreseeable future, museums across the continent have come together to share their distance learning with you. Use the pull-down filters below to find the best programs and resources for your needs.