[Library Media] Interesting Discussions about Diversity - Resources for Black History Month

Juan Lee jtlee at utah.gov
Tue Feb 24 09:36:20 MST 2015


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From: Jason Low, Lee & Low Books <jlow at leeandlow.com>
Date: Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 10:04 AM
Subject: Diversity at the Oscars, EdTech Controversy, More


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 How diverse are the Academy Awards? This infographic
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breaks it down in hard numbers and recaps the good and the bad from last
night's ceremony. Our senior literacy specialist also offers suggestions
for using the infographic in the classroom to teach visual literacy
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 According to newly released statistics
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from the Cooperative Children's Book Center, the number of diverse
children's books increased significantly in 2014, jumping from 9.5% in 2013
to 14% in 2014. The biggest increases were among books by/about African
Americans and Asian/Pacific Americans, while books with Native or Latino
content did not increase significantly. Bottom line: reason to be hopeful,
but more left to do. *[diversity]*



In a thoughtful article, author Malinda Lo takes a close look at perceptions
of diversity
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in book reviews and breaks down what trade reviews of books can tell us
about our own biases. *[diversity]*



Looking for a list of recent children's books that reflect the Black
Experience? Librarian Betsy Bird has you covered
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. *[publishing]*



More black parents are homeschooling their kids
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to shield them from the harmful effects of racism and the culture of low
expectations for black students. *[education]*



It's not easy to address tough topics like slavery in the classroom in
engaging, sensitive ways. This EdTech company took a stab
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with an interactive role playing game that puts students in the shoes of a
14-year-old enslaved girl, but some educators felt it sent the wrong message
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