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Unit TitleAuthor

2021


Gender Stereotypes in the Classroom

Kimberly Sweeney
Keywords: biographies, female characters, gender biases, gender stereotypes, inclusivity, non-binary, positive gender role models, transgender

Tale of Two Cities: Cultural Capital of Hip Hop in Kenya and Philadelphia

Jeri Johnson, M.S. Ed., M.S. School Psychology
Keywords: black placemaking, Charles Dickens, Chris Emdin, COVID-19, critical hip-hop pedagogy (CHHP), Elizabeth Acevedo, hip-hop music, Kenya Vision 2030, mind-mapping, musical patterns, Philadelphia Vision 2035

How do renewable energy sources reduce our reliance on fossil fuel sources of energy?

Dr. Joe Alberti
Keywords: energy, fossil fuel, middle school science, renewable energy

Framing Africa with 5 Music Narratives

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: Africa, African music, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, freedom songs, griots, gumboot, hip-hop, Kenya, Mali, national anthems, protest dances, protest songs, Pygmies, South Africa, stepping, Zap Mama

Exploring Our City Through Images, Poetry, and Music

Katherine Volin
Keywords: class, gender, Music, poetry, race

Using Poetry to Confront Neighborhood Representation and Gentrification

Sally O’Brien
Keywords: class, gender, gentrification, High School, intersectionality, landscape literacy, media analysis, metaphor, place-based learning, poetry, race

Discovering Our Community Assets

Sarah C. Beverly
Keywords: assets, community, English Language Arts, Philadelphia, service learning, social studies

All Voices Heard–Supporting the Multicultural Classroom

Carrie Ochs Toledo
Keywords: 5th grade, democratic classroom, diversity, ELA, Els, epistemic injustice, multicultural, storytelling

2020


Police Free City: Writing Emancipatory Visionary Fiction

Charlie McGeehan
Keywords: Black Lives Matter, dark fantastic cycle, fantasy, fiction, Literature, Reading, science fiction, social studies, the Hunger Games, writing

Lasting Effects of Slavery

Victor M. Pomales Jr.
Keywords: African American History, film, Slavery, social studies

Speculative Fiction: Using an Ethnic and Cultural Lens for Story Telling

Peggy Marie Savage
Keywords: speculative fiction, storytelling, the dark fantastic

Dabbling in the Dark: The Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow of the Black Speculative Aesthetic

Ryann M. Rouse
Keywords: Afrofuturism, Black Speculative Art, English Language Arts, fantasy, race, science fiction

Speculative Poetry: Making Sense of the Present and Shaping the Future

Sarah Vieldhouse
Keywords: analysis, imagination, poetry, speculative poetry

Our New Mythologies Speculative Fiction Unit

Katherine Cohen Volin
Keywords: English Language Arts, mythology, speculative fiction

Studying Mexico City Through Many Layers

Meghan Agnew
Keywords: city systems, Mexico city, Mexico history

Liberated Through Literacy: The African American Pursuit of Equity in Education

Charlette Walker
Keywords: anti-literacy laws, Black educators, Black history, courage, education, ELA, literacy, neo-slavery, Reading, resilience, Slavery, systemic racism

Slavery: A Tough Lesson to Learn

Margo Pinckney-Wilson
Keywords: diversity, poetry, Slavery

The Slavery Project: Why It All Matters

Nora Karasanyi
Keywords: “Negro Spirituals”, abolition, abolitionist, awakening, bondage, discrimination, emancipation, existence, freedom – spiritual, inequality, justice, kidnapping, memory book, monologue, oppression, physical, proclamation, racism, Reverse Underground Railroad, Slavery, subservient, suffrage, Underground Railroad

Forging A Connection: Releasing the Bondage of Internalized Oppression through Quality Social Studies Instruction

Sondra W. Gonzalez
Keywords: abolitionist, internalized racism. vacant esteem. ever-present anger. racial socialization, Slavery

The Dis-Connection of Our Roots

Stephanie M. Robinson
Keywords: African American History, roots, Slavery