Make a World of Difference:50 Asset-Building Activities to Help Teens Explore Diversity
by Dawn C. Oparah
A wide range of cultural competence for raising diversity awareness in teenagers, incorporating a variety of learning styles and skill levels. 3 Sections include personal-awareness activities for those with little exposure to diversity issues, a section for building cultural awareness around a particular topic, and practice activities for trying out new relationship-building methods.
The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
by The FreedomWriters, Zlata Filipovic, Erin Gruwell (Contributor)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER & NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Powerful entries from the students’ own diaries and a narrative text by Erin Gruwell,.. an uplifting, unforgettable example of how hard work, courage, and the spirit of determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students who undertook a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding.
Readings For Diveristy and Social Justice:
An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism
Editors: by Maurianne Adams, Warren J. Blumenfeld , Carmelita Castañeda, Heather W. Hackman, Madeline L. Peters, Ximena Zúñiga
90 short personal and theoretical essays from some of the foremost names in the field Designed to challenge students to take action to end oppressive behavior and to affirm diversity and racial justice.
The Skin That We Speak:
Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom
by Lisa Delpit, Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
At a time when children are written off in our schools because they do not speak formal English, and when the class- and race-biased language used to describe those children determines their fate, The Skin That We Speak offers a cutting-edge look at crucial educational issues.
Kids Like Me: Voices of the Immigrant Experience
by Judith M. Blohm and Terri Lapinsky
26 personal narratives celebrate the experience of young people making a new homes in a strange community—finding common ground as they make new friends, learn a different language, and share their unique cultural identities. Includes discussion questions, self-directed activities and research ideas for teachers and families, for classroom, club and community settings.
Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens
by Kathy Belge, Marke Bieschke, Christian Robinson
A humorous, engaging, and honest guide that helps LGBT teens come out to friends and family, navigate their new LGBT social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and rise up against bigotry and homophobia. Queer also includes personal stories from the authors and sidebars on queer history. It’s a must-read for any teen who thinks they might be queer – or knows someone who is.
Masterminds and Wingmen:
Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World
by Rosalind Wiseman
Collaborating with a large team of middle- and high-school-age editors, this is a guide to the life your boy is actually experiencing. It will help you to examine your assumption and help boys develop a positive, authentic, and strong sense of self.
The Body Image Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help Girls Develop a Healthy Body Image in an
by Julia V. Taylor PhD
Practical exercises and tips that address the most common factors that can lead to negative body image, including: comparison, negative self-talk, unrealistic media images, societal and family pressures, perfectionism, toxic friendships, and a fear of disappointing others. Powerful coping strategies to deal with the daily, intense pressures of being a teenage girl.
The Bullying Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Social Aggression and Cyberbullying
by Raychelle Cassada Lohmann MS LPC, Julia V. Taylor PhD
The activities are engaging and offer practical strategies to help teens work through and cope with bullying situations, while also raising their self-confidence.
Listening To Millennials: 56 Priceless Tips For Managers
by Malati Shinazy, Amanda Diefenderfer
After interviewing 100 millennial employees, this quick and fruitful read provides immediately useful advice about collaborating with millennial aged teachers and staff. Each chapter describes common challenges, case studies and, most importantly, tips that will gain you lasting results successfully developing your younger professionals.