Suggested Resources for Social Justice in Education
ACTFL Resources (Curated resource list) – Resources for Language Educators that Address Issues of Race, Diversity, and Social Justice
SCOLT 2018 Dimension (Journal) – A special issue of SCOLT’s journal, devoted to issues of social justice.
Words and Actions: Teaching Languages through the Lens of Social Justice (Book) – This publication supports in-service and pre-service teachers in recognizing their students’ diverse backgrounds while also supporting students’ ability to think critically about the world around them.
Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range: From Theory to Practice (Book) – This ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers, supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan and implement innovative ideas based on sound theoretical foundations.
Social Justice and Representation with LJ Randolph (Podcast) – In episode 82, Dorie Conlon Perugini interviews LJ Randolph about what it means to teach languages for social justice and how teachers can think about representation in their classrooms. LJ shares resources, big ideas, and practical examples for teachers who want to explore what social justice might look like in a language classroom.
Teaching Tolerance website (Website) – This is the primary website of Teaching Tolerance, providing a range of resources to support the organization’s mission, “. . . to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy.”
USC Diversity Tooklit (Website) – This website provides activities, resources, and explanations to guide discussions regarding identity, power, and privilege.