Open Minds to Equality: A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity, 3rd Edition by Nancy Schniedewind and Ellen Davidson (teaching artists may like to explore the activities in here)
Reading Room Resources
Check back often for a variety of articles and resources for teachers, teaching artists, arts administrators, and more!
Article from Grant Makers in the Arts about addressing race as an institution
Culturally Responsive Teaching (2nd Edition ed.), by Gay, G. (2010). New York, NY: Teachers College Press and Howard, T. C. (2003). Culturally relevant pedagogy: ingredients for critical teacher reflection. Theory Into Practice, 42 (3), 195-201.
Teachers’ Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform, NPR: WNYC Radio, Alix Spiegel
Teachers & Writers Magazine articles on diversity and equity
Teaching About Racism: Toward a Shared History and Common Language by Alex Cuff
A Reflection on the Spring Valley High Matter: For the Tonyas by Dominque Morisseau
Reading While Black: Or, for Colored Children Who Considered Literary Suicide When the Rainbow Wasn’t Enough by Ibi Zoboi
Arts educators from the Roundtable community who would like to write about their experience exploring the issues of diversity and equity are invited to submit articles to Teachers &
2016 Report from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs: Diversity & Equity in NYC’s Cultural Workforce. Click here.
National Center for Arts Research White Paper Examines Arts Organizations of Color, February 2016 Click here.
For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education by Christopher Emdin. The author a cross-cultural approach to education.
Read article about Music and the Brain in the US Department of Education June 2016 newsletter.
Grantmakers in the Arts webinar series offer some interesting insights.