All Voices, All Stories

Grade: 1st Grade
Topics: diversity, inclusion, representation

Social Justice Skills: advocacy, equality, critical thinking, investigating school-wide issues
Created by: Students of South Orange and Maplewood School District

The school is looking to expand their classroom and school libraries so that they reflect the rich diversity and backgrounds of the students within their schools and community. The school would like to create diverse classroom library that share stories with a wide array of viewpoints, and can be a mirror into each student’s own experiences and a window into the lives of people who may seem different, whether they live next door or across the world.

Check out their webpage and video! 

http://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/site/default.aspxPageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=997&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=15976&PageID=1

http://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/cms/lib7/NJ01001050/Centricity/Domain/1/SJ%20Project%20Pitch.pdf