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Curriculum Materials

Here are some links for curriculum materials. This page will be updated periodically, so check back again.

Doctors Without Borders

In the spirit of bearing witness to the plight of the people it assists, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) runs a number of public education programs to raise awareness about medical and humanitarian concerns. These programs include exhibits, speaking events, lecture series, and materials for schools, and target different communities: medical, general public, academia, and youth.
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/education/refugeecamp

Rethinking Schools

Rethinking Schools began as a local effort to address problems such as basal readers, standardized testing, and textbook-dominated curriculum. Since its founding in 1986, it has grown into a nationally prominent publisher of educational materials, with subscribers in all 50 states, all 10 Canadian provinces, and many other countries.
http://rethinkingschools.org

National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest)

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.
http://www.fairtest.org

Teaching for Change

Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to transform schools into socially equitable centers of learning where students become architects of a better future.
http://teachingforchange.org

Resource Center of the Americas

The Resource Center of the Americas informs, educates and organizes to promote human rights, democratic participation, economic justice and cross-cultural understanding in the context of globalization in the Americas. It includes an online bookstore.
http://www.americas.org

City Lore

A cultural organization dedicated to the documentation, presentation, and preservation of New York City's — America's — living cultural heritage.
http://www.citylore.org

Educators for Social Responsibility

Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR) helps educators create safe, caring, respectful, and productive learning environments. We also help educators work with young people to develop the social skills, emotional competencies, and qualities of character they need to succeed in school and become contributing members of their communities.
http://www.esrnational.org

Facing History

For 30 years, Facing History has been engaging students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and anti-semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry. By studying the historical development and lessons of the Holocaust and other examples of genocide, students make the essential connection between history and the choices they confront in their own lives.
http://www.facing.org

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network is an education organization creating safe schools for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
http://www.glsen.org

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum's mission is: to promote tolerance and historical perspective through the presentation and interpretation of the variety of immigrant and migrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a gateway to America.
http://www.tenement.org

New Moon Magazine

New Moon Magazine is for every girl who wants her voice heard and her dreams taken seriously, and for every adult who cares about girls.
http://www.newmoon.org