Teaching Resources

The following websites provide information to spark classroom discussion:

Class Matters

Unpacking the Heterosexual Knapsack

Unpacking the Middle Class Knapsack

Unpacking the White Knapsack

The Heterosexual Questionnaire

Spoon Theory

The following speeches start a discussion about human rights and social justice:

Hillary Clinton’s Remarks to the U.N. 4th World Conference on Woman

Violence Against Women TEDx Talk

The following articles/books provide the vocabulary to begin discussions about social justice:

Getting to Know You: The Prospect of Challenging Ableism Through Adult Learning by Margaret A. McLean

Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire

On Violence by Hannah Arendt
(Suggested reading Arendt pg. 35-47)

Los Viajes from POOR Magazine

bell hooks Editorial: Sexism and Misogyny: Who Takes the Rap?

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

Say it Loud I’m Black and I’m Proud – Black Pride Survey 2000 by Battle, Cohen, Warren, Fergerson, and Audam and The Policy Institute of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The Cultural Representation of People with Disabilities Affects Us All by Michael Bérubé

Dyslexia Toolkit by the National Center for Learning Disabilities

The following are lesson plans on a variety of topics and sample syllabi:

History of Rhetoric Beyond Greece

Age and Ability Lecture by Holly Gates, ABD

Public Speaking and Civic Engagement Syllabus Example





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