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What curriculum does the FAIR Education Act include?
- History/Social Science Curricula
- Topics are aligned to the 2016 History-Social Science Framework.
- Topics are developmentally and age appropriate.
- Lessons are meant to be taught in ways that are student-driven.
- Instructional Materials for all Subjects
How does the FAIR Education Act influence the Adoption of Instructional Materials?
- Instructional materials must comply with social content requirements as adopted by the State Board of Education (CDE).
- For guidance from the CDE, see Social Content Review standards and forms, https://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/cf/lc.asp.
What resources are available to teach the FAIR Education Act? Lessons, Primary Sources (Firsthand Accounts) and Secondary (Textbooks), and Books
Lessons for all Demographic Groups
- Teaching Tolerance
- Facing History and Ourselves
- Lessons on Bullying, Bias and Diversity
- Story Corps, Searchable Stories
Resources for the Contributions and Role of Individuals who are Differently Abled
- US History Lessons
- Lessons from the Disability History Museum
- Essay from the Disability History Museum
- Lessons from Emerging America
- Resources for Discrimination, Activism and Rights for People with Disabilities
- Information on the 504 Sit-In
- Helen Keller Archive
- Museum of Disability
- Primary Source Set Tracing Disability History
Resources for the Contributions and Role of Individuals Identifying as LGBTQ
- Brief Introduction with LGBTQ Guidance
- Lessons on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Aligned to the Framework
- General LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum
- Gender Identity During the Gold Rush for 4th Grade
- Baron von Steuben and the Continental Army for 8th Grade
- ONE Archives LGBTQ lessons for 10th and 11th Grade
- Timelines for LGBTQ Milestones in US History
- Timeline from CNN
- Timeline from GLSEN
- Timeline from NY Times
- LGBTQ Sources from Library of Congress