Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Patrick, Diane. The New York Public Library Amazing African American History: A Book of Answers for Kids. New York Public Library Answer Books for Kids Series. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1997.

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Penguin USA, 1986.

Winter, Jonah. Fair Ball! 14 Great Stars from Baseball's Negro Leagues. New York: Scholastic Trade, 2002.

For Teachers

Strangor, Charles, ed. Stereotypes and Prejudice: Essential Readings. Key Readings in Social Psychology. Philadelphia, Pa.: Psychology Press, 2000.

Related Web Sites
For Students

African American World
This PBS guide to African American history and culture features educational tools for the study of race and society.

Negro Baseball Leagues
This site is dedicated to the history of the Negro Leagues and offers articles, resources, and news for all ages.

Riverdeep Interactive Learning
On this site, the historical account "Life in the Negro Leagues" provides audio clips and statistics.

For Teachers

This Canadian site promotes media education and includes lessons, units, and classroom activities for teaching about stereotypes.

Teaching About Stereotypes
This site from the New Zealand English Online Project features exercises and suggestions for teaching about stereotypes.


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