Women Make Movies invites teachers and students to celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring films that highlight the inspiring achievements of women who changed history in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as the courageous individuals who continue to create change in these arenas.
CyArk is building an online library of 3D models of the world’s cultural heritage sites, accompanied by a collection of free cross-curricularlesson plans. For example, Lesson 1 in the CyArk collection engages students in using 3D archaeological data to build scale models of a Mayan pyramid with sugar cubes.
At 10 years old, Marley Dias loved to read but hardly ever came across protagonists who looked like her, so she decided to do something about it. In November 2015, Dias launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign to raise awareness about the lack of black girl characters and inspire young people to take action.
To raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment, a new organization called Stop Sexual Assault in Schools has launched #MeTooK12. The goal is to bring attention to the problem in the school environment in the same way the “Me Too” movement has exposed sexual misconduct in the professional and political realms.