Resources for Championing a Diverse and Inclusion Workplace

The Consortium for School Networking’s new platform uses tech resources to enrich K–12 education and deepen understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Helping districts recognize and celebrate the differences that create a richer learning environment, this invaluable tool fosters recruitment and retention of historically underrepresented groups.

Customizable Projects That Reach for the Stars

What does it take to create a colorful image of the Lagoon Nebula? How do telescopes capture the incredible details in objects millions or even billions of light-years away? What can we learn from a beautiful image of a spiral galaxy? These are just a few questions learners can explore on a journey to become an astronomical imager, or astrophotographer.

Women Who Dared to Discover

For centuries, women have made important contributions to the sciences, but in many cases, it took far too long for their discoveries to be recognized—if they were acknowledged at all. And too often, books and academic courses that explore the history of science neglect the remarkable, groundbreaking women who changed the world. Women’s History Month (March 1–31) celebrates these women who dared.

AI-Driven Analytics Platform Promoting Equity & Inclusion

Voice4Equity (V4E), a national organization promoting women and women of color as K–12 school superintendents, and The Superintendent Lab (TSL), a superintendency data and research company, have partnered to debut an AI-driven Education Leadership Analytics platform to promote equity and inclusion in educational leadership through policy, practice, and research. The platform provides K–12 public school districts with research, data, news, and policy affecting them.

Strategies for Supporting English Language Learners

Having worked in Title 1 schools for almost a decade, I had the privilege of being surrounded by language learners in all my classrooms. It proved to be a humbling, eye-opening, and fascinating experience in many ways.

Classroom Resources to Celebrate the Freedom to Read

National Read Across America Day is celebrated every year on March 2, which is the birthday of American author Dr. Seuss. That is why it is also known as Dr. Seuss Day. Created and hosted annually by the National Education Association, Read Across America is dedicated to creating and celebrating a nation of diverse readers.

Online Summer Program Exposing Students to the Field of Artificial Intelligence

As the field of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to make a big impact in the world, researchers and educators at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) believe that to develop inclusive, humanistic, and benevolent technologies, the field of AI needs to include students, researchers, and technologists from all walks of life.

Mosaic Mural Connecting People Through the Universal Language of Art

America Connects invites students to gather together with their classmates, friends, and family for a day filled with paintbrushes, smiles, and cherished moments. Together, they can create a masterpiece that celebrates diversity, connection, and the beauty of human expression.

Digital Curriculum, Black History Month (February 1–March 1)—and Beyond

In response to the growing call for high-quality curricula about African American history, the nonprofit Primary Source has launched Making Freedom: African Americans in US History, a digitally available curriculum featuring more than 50 units spanning 420 years of African American history, with up-to-date resources and teaching strategies in alignment with state standards for high-quality instruction.

Student Writing Project on the Theme of Diversity in Schools

The International Literacy Association (ILA) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA) are collaborating to amplify student voices in critical conversations promoting and uplifting diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in schools and communities. The writing project, which is open to students in kindergarten though grade 12, is related to the theme Dismantling Racial Injustice and Constructing Educational Possibilities.